Northumberland County (VA)
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'Northumberland County' has two fire departments and three rescue squads that are all operated by volunteers. There is also a Sea Rescue service that is operated in the county, also operated by volunteers, which handles distress calls from the waters around the county. The dispatch for the county's emergency services is located in the Sheriff's Office, in Heathsville. The call sign for dispatch is "Base 2"
CALLAO VOL. FIRE DEPT
Serves the county west of Avalon Road to the county line. The personnel unit numbers range from 200-299. Line officer designations range from Chief 1 to Chief 2, Captains 1-5, Lieutenants 1-5. The firehouse is located in Callao.
FAIRFIELDS VOL. FIRE DEPT
Serves the county east of Avalon Road and to the north of Mount Olive Road. The personnel unit numbers range from 600-656. The chief is designated as 600. The line officers, assistant chief and captain use their own personnel unit number designations. Lieutenants, not being line officers, also use their own unit number designations. Fairfields has its main station in Reedville, with a sub-station located in Glebe Point.
Truck 50 (Reedville)
Tanker 51 (Reedville)
Engine 52 (Glebe Point)
Tanker 53 (Glebe Point)
Utility 54 (Reedville)
Brush/Crash 55 (Glebe Point)
Utility 56 (Glebe Point)
Engine 57 (Reedville) [Reserve]
Engine 58 (Reedville)
Brush 59 (Reedville)
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY RESCUE SQUAD
Serves the county east of Cedar Point Road to north of Mount Olive Road. The personnel unit numbers range from 700-750. Operations officers use their personal unit designation numbers. The squad has a main station in Reedville and a sub-station in Burgess.
Rescue 74 (Reedville)
Rescue 75 (Burgess)
Rescue 76 (Burgess)
MID-COUNTY VOLUNTEER RESCUE SQUAD
Serves the middle of the county from west of Cedar Point Road to East of Coan Stage Road. The personnel unit numbers range from 400-499. Operations officers use their personal unit designation numbers. The squad is stationed in Heathsville.
Rescue Command 4
CALLAO VOLUNTEER RESCUE SQUAD
Serves the western part of the county from Coan Stage Road to the western county line. The personnel unit numbers range from 500-599.Operations officers use their personal unit designation numbers. The squad is stationed in Callao.
SMITH POINT SEA RESCUE
Serves the county waters for boaters in distress. The personnel unit numbers range from 100-199.