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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department operates on three separate 24-hour rotation shifts. Each shift is led by a Deputy Fire Chief. The county is separated geographically into seven battalions, each managed by a battalion management team of a Battalion Fire Chief and EMS Captain. Fire suppression personnel and paramedics work in tandem to ensure the highest level of safety and care possible for the residents of Fairfax County.

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue is a combination carreer and volunteer department as well as system. Together with their partners: City of Fairfax Fire Department, Fort Belvior Emergency Services, Mount Vernon Association Fire Brigade are dispatched by the Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications.


Battalions

  • 401- Stations 4,12,25,31,36,39
  • 402- Stations 1,2,13,29,30,42
  • 403- Stations 15,17,21,34,38,40
  • 404- Stations 8,10,18,23,28
  • 405- Stations 5,22,26,27,37
  • 406- Stations 9,11,19,20,24
  • 407- Stations 14,16,32,35,41
  • 443- City of Fairfax - Stations 403,433,443
  • 465- Fort Belvoir Fire - Stations 463,464,465,466

Fairfax County Fire Stations

  • 401-McLean -1455 Laughlin Ave
  • E401
  • TWR401
  • R401
  • M401
  • A401E
  • U401
  • Antique Engine
  • 402-Vienna -400 Center St SW
  • E402
  • E402B
  • M402
  • BR402
  • A402E
  • CAN402
  • Antique Engine
  • 403-City of Fairfax Fire -4081 University Dr
  • FE403
  • E403B
  • TWR403
  • M403
  • M403B
  • BC443
  • U403
  • 404-Herndon -680 Spring St
  • E404
  • M404
  • 405-Franconia-6300 Beulah Street
  • E405
  • E405B
  • TWR405
  • M405
  • M405B
  • BR405
  • 407-Training Academy -4600 West Ox Road
  • Training Engine(2)
  • BUS407
  • 408-Annandale -7128 Columbia Pike
  • E408
  • TWR408
  • M408
  • M408B
  • BC404
  • A408E
  • CAN408
  • 409-Mount Vernon -2601 Sherwood Hall Lane
  • E409
  • M409
  • M409B
  • BC406
  • 410-Bailey's Crossroads -3601 Firehouse Lane
  • E410
  • TL410
  • M410
  • M410B
  • A410E
  • U410
  • 411-Penn Daw -6624 Hulvey Terrace
  • E411
  • T411
  • R411
  • M411
  • M411B
  • 412-Great Falls -9916 Georgetown Pike
  • E412
  • TK412
  • BR412
  • M412
  • A412E
  • BSU412
  • BTI412,412B,412C
  • SW412
  • U412
  • U412B
  • 413-Dunn Loring -2148 Gallows Road
  • E413
  • E413B
  • M413
  • A413
  • U413
  • Rehab 413
  • SAF403
  • 414-Burke -9501 Old Burke Road
  • E414
  • E414B
  • R414
  • TR414
  • M414
  • A414E
  • BR414
  • 415-Chantilly -14005 Vernon Street
  • E415
  • M415
  • BR415
  • BTI415
  • UTV415
  • MCSU415
  • SAF402
  • 416-Clifton -12645 Chapel Road
  • E416
  • TK416
  • BR416
  • M416
  • BTI416
  • 417-Centreville -5856 Old Centreville Road
  • E417
  • E417B
  • M417
  • A417
  • Canteen 417
  • 418-Jefferson -6637 South Street
  • E418
  • R418
  • M418
  • EMS404
  • TR418
  • TRSU418
  • 419-Lorton -7701 Armistead Road
  • E419
  • R419
  • M419
  • BR419
  • FSU419- Pending
  • 420-Gunston -10417 Gunston Road
  • E420
  • TK420
  • BR420
  • M420
  • BT420
  • BT420B
  • BTI420
  • UTV420
  • 421 Fair Oaks -12300 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway
  • E421
  • E421B
  • R421
  • M421
  • A421E
  • TR421
  • U421
  • BTI421,BTI421B
  • SW421
  • BC403
  • 422-Springfield -7011 Backlick Road
  • E422
  • E422B
  • T422
  • M422
  • M422B
  • A422E
  • U422
  • PLOW422
  • CAN422
  • 423-West Annandale -8914 Little River Turnpike
  • E423
  • M423
  • LA423
  • 424-Woodlawn -8701 Lukens Lane
  • E424
  • TWR424
  • M424
  • EMS406
  • 425-Reston -1820 Wiehle Ave
  • E425
  • TL425
  • M425
  • BC401
  • 426-Edsall Road -5316 Carolina Place
  • E426
  • R426
  • Foam 426
  • M426
  • EMS405
  • 427-West Springfield -6140 Rolling Road
  • E427
  • M427
  • MAB427
  • 428-Seven Corners -2949 Sleepy Hollow Road
  • E428
  • M428
  • 429-Tysons Corner -1560 Spring Hill Road
  • E429
  • TL429
  • M429
  • BC402
  • 430-Merrifield -8739 Lee Highway
  • E430
  • TL430
  • M430
  • MCP430
  • DFCO
  • 431-Fox Mill -2610 Reston Pkwy
  • E431
  • M431
  • EMS401
  • SHRU431
  • 432-Fairview -5600 Burke Center Pkwy
  • E432
  • M432
  • BC407
  • 433-City of Fairfax Fire -10101 Fairfax Blvd- Temporarily Closed
  • RE433
  • M433
  • M433B
  • U433
  • BTI433
  • SW433
  • 434 Oakton -10511 Rosehaven Street
  • E434
  • M434
  • LAB401
  • OPS406
  • CA400
  • 435-Pohick -7801 Maritime Lane
  • E435
  • M435
  • MCSU435
  • SAF401
  • 436-Frying Pan -2660 West Ox Road
  • E436,
  • TWR436
  • M436
  • 437-Kingstowne -7936 Telegraph Road
  • E437
  • Foam437
  • M437
  • A437E
  • LA437
  • SHRU437
  • BC405
  • FSU437-Pending
  • 438-West Centreville -6001 O'Day drive
  • E438
  • T438
  • M438
  • A438
  • MCP438
  • 439-North Point -1117 Reston Ave
  • E439
  • R439
  • TK439
  • BR439
  • M439
  • TR439
  • BTI439
  • SW439
  • 440-Fairfax Center -4621 Legato Road
  • E440
  • TWR440
  • HMT440
  • HMSU440
  • M440
  • EMS403
  • 441-Crosspointe -9610 Hampton Road
  • E441
  • TWR441
  • TK441
  • BR441
  • M441
  • EMS407
  • BTI441
  • U441
  • UTV441
  • 442-Wolftrap -1315 Beulah Road
  • E442
  • TK442
  • M442
  • MCSU442
  • U442
  • UTV442
  • EMS402
  • 443-City of Fairfax- Fire/Rescue Training Facility -4650 Colonial Ave
  • RE433B
  • Foam Support 443
  • Foam Support 443B
  • MCP443 (Joint Public Safety Mobile Command Post) Fire/EMS/Police
  • 444-Scotts Run (Tysons Corner)- Future 1766 Old Meadow Lane


Fire/Rescue Unit Designation Abbreviations
  • E - Engine
  • FE - Foam Engine
  • RE - Rescue Engine
  • R - Rescue Squad (Hazmat or Technical Rescue)
  • T - Ladder Truck
  • TL - Tiller Truck
  • TWR- Tower Truck
  • A - Ambulance (BLS Unit)
  • M - Medic (ALS Unit)
  • BC - Battalion Chief
  • BT - Fire Boat
  • BTI - Boat Inflatable (Swiftwater)
  • BSU - Boat Support Unit (Swiftwater)
  • BUS - Rehab/Academy Transport Bus
  • DCFO - Deputy Fire Chief (Operations)
  • EMS - EMS Captain
  • HMT - Hazmat Unit
  • HMSU - Hazmat Support Unit
  • SHRU - Special Hazards Response Unit
  • UTV - ATV Utility Vehicle
  • MCSU - Medical Care Support Unit
  • MCP - Mobile Command Post
  • LAB - Mobile Fire Investigations Unit
  • LA - Light and Air Unit
  • U - Utility
  • TR - Tech Rescue Unit
  • SW - Swiftwater Response Unit
Unit Designation Suffixes
  • Bravo - Secondary/Reserve
  • Echo - "EMS only" staffed unit
Resource Deployment

Fairfax County has a daily minimum staffing of 356 full time positions that staff 128 pieces of rolling stock to provide primary first response to the community. An additional 62 pieces of specialty apparatus are strategically positioned based on risk or regional deployment, and crossed staffed to support ongoing operations as they develop. The FCFRD keeps 43 apparatus in reserve to support units in the field for maintenance and repair. The individual volunteer organizations will supplement and up-staff units for high volume or scheduled special events. <ref>https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fire-ems/sites/fire-ems/files/assets/standards%20of%20cover%20document.pdf</ref>

Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services

Fort Belvoir Fire Department uses their own frequencies for most incidents on the base,


  • 463-Fort Belvoir (North Post)
  • E463
  • T463
  • BR463
  • BC465
  • 464-Fort Belvoir (Fort Belvoir North (NGA))
  • E464
  • TWR464
  • HMT464
  • U464
  • 465-Fort Belvoir (South Post)
  • E465
  • R465
  • 466-Fort Belvoir (Davison Air Field)
  • E466
  • TK466
  • Foam 466
  • Foam 466B
  • LA466
  • U466
  • 467-Fort Belvoir EMS
  • M467

Mount Vernon Estate

  • 468-Mount Vernon Fire Brigade
  • E468

Volunteer Organizations are located at the following stations:

  • 401- Mclean
  • 402- Vienna
  • 403- City of Fairfax
  • 405- Franconia
  • 408- Annandale
  • 410- Bailey's Crossroads
  • 412- Great Falls
  • 413- Dunn Loring
  • 414- Burke
  • 417- Centreville
  • 419- Lorton
  • 421- Fair Oaks
  • 422- Springfield
  • 423- Annandale
  • 433- City of Fairfax
  • 438 - Centreville

Administrative Facilities

  • Public Safety HQ -12099 Government Center Parkway
  • Apparatus Shop-North-4610 West Ox Road
  • Apparatus Shop-South-8191 Cinderbed Road
  • Logistics Warehouse-6800A- Industrial Road
  • USAR VA TF1 Training Facility-9900 Furnace Road


Fire/Rescue Radio Information

Incident Response Assignments

  • Still Alarm - 2 Engines, 1 Truck, 1 BC (Odor of Smoke/Other, Appliance Fires, Chimney Fires)
  • Box Alarm - 4 Engines, 2 Trucks, 1 Rescue, 1 EMS Unit, 2 BC, 2 EMS Supervisor, 2 BC, Safety Officer, Investigator
  • Boz Alarm - Mid-Rise- 4 Engines, 2 Trucks, 1 Rescue, 1 EMS Unit, 2 BC. Command Aid, 2 EMS Supervisor, Safety Officer, Investigator
  • Box Alarm - High Rise - 5 Engines, 2 Trucks, 1 Rescue, 2 EMS Units, 2 BC, Command Aid, 2 EMS Supervisor, Safety Officer, Investigator
  • Additional Alarm - Every alarm after the first will bring at least three engines, one truck, and one Battalion Chief. Additional alarms may also include specialty units. (Light and Air, Canteen, Deputy Chief of Operations, Communications 403, etc)
  • RIT Level 2 - 1 Engine, 1 Truck, 1 Rescue, 1 ALS Unit, 1 BC
  • RIT Level 3 (Collapse Rescue Taskforce) - 2 Rescues or Collapse Rescue Units
  • EMS Taskforce - 5 EMS Transport Units, 1 BC, 1 EMS Supervisor, 2 Suppression Units
  • MCI Alarm - 10 EMS Transport Units, 10 Suppression Units, 1 BC, 3 EMS Supervisors, 1 Mobile Command, 1 Transport Bus, 1 MCSU, 1 MAB
  • SIGNAL 1F- 1 Engine, 1 EMS Unit, 1 BC, 1 EMS Supervisor, Safety Officer

10 Codes, Signal Codes and Unit Status Codes

Sometimes you will hear activity status codes if a unit is voicing its status over the radio rather than the MDT. Status abbreviations:

  • AIQ - Available In Quarters
  • AOR - Available On Radio Activity Codes
  • 11 - Returning to quarters
  • 32 - Administrative
  • 33 - Procuring Food
  • 40 - Transfer for coverage
  • 56 - District Familiarization
  • 10-61- DOA
  • SIGNAL 1F - Fire Personnel need Police Assistance -Immediate Danger
  • SIGNAL 2F - Fire Personnel need Police assistance -Non Emergency

Response Conditions

  • Condition 1- Normal operations are considered Condition 1.
  • Condition 2- Condition 1 is downgraded to Condition II during an extended period of increased incident response. While in Condition 2, initial response assignments are reduced to conserve the availability of units.
  • Condition 3- Condition 1 or 2 is downgraded to Condition 3 when greater than 50% of units are either committed to incidents or out of service. While in Condition 3, responses will be reduced dramatically to conserve resources.

Fairfax County Police Department

Police Stations

  1. Sully District
  2. Mount Vernon District
  3. Mclean District
  4. Mason District
  5. Reston Distrct
  6. Franconia District
  7. West Springfield District
  8. Fair Oaks District
  9. Lorton (Future)

Unit Radio Designations

  • PTV- Prisoner Transport Vehicle
  • Xray unit - special assignment or traffic enforcement
  • Set units - special assignment
  • Neighborhood Patrol - Bike Teams

Patrol and Shift Designations

A listing of patrols, shifts, and special unit designations.

  • Sully Station (sta 1): All designators in the "one-hundred" range
  • Mt. Vernon (sta 2): All designators in the "two-hundred" range
  • McLean (sta 3): "three hundred"
  • Mason (sta 4): "four-hundred"
  • Reston (sta 5): "five-hundred"
  • Franconia (sta 6): "six hundred"
  • W. Spfld (sta 7): "seven hundred"
  • Fair Oaks (sta 8): "eight hundred"
  • Units that begin with a 9, like 970B, are field units and cover as backup to the entire district. You can tell what station they're assigned to by looking at the second digit in their designator. Example: 970B is from West Springfield, Station 7 - 950B would be from Reston, Station 5.
Shift Designation
  • Midnights- "Adam" unit (e.g. "two-forty adam") is midnight unit assigned to area 240
  • Daywork- "Baker" unit (e.g. "eight-hundred baker")is daywork assigned to area 800
  • Evenings- "Charlie" unit(e.g."four-ten charlie")is evening unit assigned to area 410


  • Squad Supervisors (usually 1 sgt and 1 lt per squad) use a "car" designator (e.g. "car-two adam" = station 2 midnight LT, "car-twenty adam" = station 2 midnight sgt, "car-three baker" = station 3 daywork lt, "car-thirty baker" = station 3 daywork sgt).
  • CIS units are station level detectives (e.g. "CIS 21" = station 2 detective )
  • CIB units are department level detectives (major crimes etc. designators differentiate between divisions (auto squad, robbery etc)
  • Wagon unit is designated by ending in an 8 - (e.g. "418 adam" is a midnight unit assigned to area 410 with the wagon) Double units are designeted by ending with a 9 (e.g. 219A "two-nineteen adam" is a double unit in area 210/211)

Radio Codes

10-codes, signal codes

Fairfax County uses plain language mostly. 10-Codes:

  • 10-33 - emergency traffic to follow
  • 10-3 - used to "hold" channel during major incident response
  • 10-61 - DOA

Signal Codes

  1. Officer Needs Assistance- Emergency
  2. Officer Needs Assistance- Non-Emergency
  3. Subject in Custody
  4. Relay Sensitive Information- Radio Secure

George Mason University

  • GMU Police are now using the Fairfax County P25 public safety trunk system

The Police Department is now known as the Department of Police and Public Safety


PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION - (SECURITY)

Notes: The Public Safety Division, led by the Director of Public Safety, is comprised of: the Card Access Services Office, Physical Security Services and Lock Shop Services. The Public Safety Division provides technical and operational support for card access and camera technology as well as physical security functions.


POLICE SERVICES DIVISION (POLICE DEPT)

The Police Services Division, led by the Assistant Chief of Police, consists of the Operations Bureau, which is responsible for oversight of the law enforcement functions of the Department such as Patrol, Investigations, the Support Bureau, and the Special Services Bureau. The Support Bureau oversees Emergency Communications, and CAIT/Threat assessment. The Special Services Bureau oversees special events, training, and administrative functions.

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