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Alleghany County (VA)


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Alleghany County Fire & EMS Stations

  • Alleghany County dispatches on 39.500 as well as 800 and uses multiple PL tones on 39.5 including 110.9, 114.8, 127.3, 141.3 and sometimes none. 110.9 covers the west end while 141.3 is used on the east end of the county. The others cover the rest. The 800 dispatch channels use 67.0.
  • Alleghany County Fire and Rescue Dept. units now use special communications channels for contact between their units and lifeflight helicopters. Channels are referred to as "Warm Springs Helicopter Channel" or "East Helicopter Channel." West is referred to as "Peter's Mountain Helicopter Channel" or "West Helicopter Channel"

461.725 is East and 461.825 is west, both use 100.0 for the PL.

  • Fire and Rescue vehicles have 450 radios in their units although they still use the open 800 and 39.5 channels for Fire-EMS communications. This allows communication with Rockbridge and Botetourt Counties.

Company 1 - Iron Gate

Company 1 also provides transport emergency medical services.

  • Wagon 1
  • Engine 1
  • Tanker 1
  • Truck 1
  • Ambulance 10
  • Ambulance 11

Company 2/Rescue 1 - Clifton Forge

Rescue 1 covers calls in Clifton Forge, Iron Gate, Selma, Sharon, and Valley Ridge area and all areas east of about the 17 MM on I-64. Company 2 is dispatched on all Rescue 1 calls in the Town of Clifton Forge.

  • Ladder 2
  • Truck 20
  • Truck 21
  • Engine 24
  • Engine 25
  • Crash 14
  • Ambulance 15
  • Ambulance 16
  • Ambulance 17
  • Support 1
  • Response 1

Station 3 - Covington

Covington has two fire stations.

  • Utility 20
  • Engine 21
  • Engine 22
  • Engine 23
  • Truck 24
  • Engine 26
  • Command 1
  • Command 2
  • Command 3
  • Car 34
  • Ambulance 35
  • Ambulance 36
  • Ambulance 37
  • Crash 39

Station 4 - WestRock

Station 4 primarily covers the WestRock paper mill, but also provides backup to Covington and the surrounding area.

Station 5 - Boiling Springs

Boiling Springs has two fire stations.

Station 6 - Dunlap

Dunlap has two fire stations.

  • Engine 6
  • Pumper 6
  • Squad 6
  • Brush 6
  • Utility 61
  • Ambulance 62
  • Brush 63
  • Tanker 64
  • Ambulance 65
  • Ambulance 67
  • Tanker 68

Station 7 - Falling Spring

  • Pumper 7
  • Tanker 7
  • Squad 7
  • Rescue 74

Company 8 - Sharon

Sharon has two fire stations. Company 8 provides non-transport emergency medical services.

  • Tanker 8
  • Engine 80
  • Attack 81
  • Engine 82
  • Brush 83
  • Engine 84
  • Utility 85
  • Rescue 87
  • Support 8

Company 9 - Selma

Company 9 provides non-transport emergency medical services.

  • Brush 9
  • Engine 90
  • Engine 91
  • Utility 92
  • Engine 93
  • HazMat 94

Alleghany County Sheriff Information

  • Alleghany County Sheriff, City of Covington and Town of Clifton Forge have returned to the analog system and have dropped the digital Nexedge system. All communications in the county are analog as of August 2016.
  • Alleghany County is planning to transition to a Project 25 Phase 2 communications system by over the next two years and has contracted with AECOM, a communications consulting firm, to assist with this process. An RFQ was released by AECOM and Alleghany County in December 2016 to find a firm to construct this new system. A firm will be selected by May 2017 with a target completion date of December 2018. The RFQ document can be found on the County's website.

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