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Spotsylvania County Fire/Rescue

The department is a combination career/volunteer system consisting of 240 career and approximately 250 active volunteer personnel operating out of 11 fire and rescue stations. Our outstanding men and women provide quality fire and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) service to a population of over 135,000 citizens, and last year, we responded to almost 19,000 incidents that required just over 33,000 responses. Spotsylvania County Fire/Rescue covers 414 sq miles.

The career and volunteer personnel are state certified firefighters and/or state certified Emergency Medical Technicians. Over 100 are also certified to provide advanced life support (ALS) care. Each day, our department staffs 11 engines (including 3 Quints), at least 11 advanced life support medic units, 2 EMS supervisors, and 2 Battalion Chiefs. Additionally, we also cross staff 1 ladder truck, 7 tankers, and 2 heavy rescue trucks, as well as other specialized equipment that is available each day.

They provide the following services:

  • Code enforcement
  • Dive team/water rescue
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency medical basic and advanced life support
  • Fire investigations
  • Fire suppression
  • Public fire education
  • Response to natural and man-made disasters
  • Technical rescue
  • Training services

First Due Area Map

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Response Matrix

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Spotsylvania County Fire/Rescue Stations

1 Spotsylvania Courthouse-7200 Courthouse Commons Blvd

  • Engine 1
  • Rescue Engine 1
  • Tower 1
  • Tanker 1
  • Brush 1
  • Canteen 1
  • Utility 1
  • ALS/BLS units x4
  • Response 1 (EMS)

2 Fire-Brokenburg-11700 Volunteer Lane

  • Engine 2
  • Tanker 2
  • Brush 2
  • Boat 2
  • Utility 2
  • Battalion 1

2 Rescue-Brokenburg -11701 Volunteer Lane

  • ALS/BLS units (3)
3 Partlow-3221 Partlow Road 
  • Engine 3
  • Tanker 3
  • Brush 3
  • ALS/BLS units (2)

4 Four-Mile Fork-4804 Bancroft Lane

  • Engine 401
  • Engine 4
  • Rescue 4 (Heavy Rescue)
  • Utility 4
  • ALS/BLS Units (4)
  • Response 4 (EMS)

5 Five-Mile Fork-6204 Plank Road

  • Engine 501
  • Engine 5
  • Rescue 5 (Heavy Rescue)
  • Tanker 5
  • Brush 5
  • Utility 5
  • Boat 5
  • Chief 5
  • Canteen 5
  • ALS/BLS Units (2)
  • Response 5 (EMS)
  • Admin 5

6-Salem Church-5700 General Semmes Road

  • Ladder 6(Quint)
  • Engine 6
  • ALS/BLS Units (2)

7-Wilderness-10501 Orange Plank Road

  • Engine 7
  • Brush 7
  • ALS/BLS Units (2)

8-Thornburg-6429 Jefferson Davis Highway

  • Engine 8
  • Rescue Engine 8
  • Tanker 8
  • Brush 8
  • ALS/BLS units (2)

9-Belmont-7100 Belmont Road

  • Engine 9
  • Tanker 9
  • Brush 9
  • ALS/BLS Units (2)

10-Salem Fields -11201 Gordon Road

  • Ladder 10 (Quint)
  • Engine 10
  • Brush 10
  • ALS/BLS Units (2)
  • Battalion 2
  • EMS 3
  • Response 10 (EMS)

11-Crossroads -9517 Crossroads Parkway

  • Ladder 11 (Quint)
  • ALS/BLS Unit (1)
  • Technical Rescue Trailer

12-Massaponax - (Future) (FY2021- CIP)

13-Rappahannock Regional Fire/Rescue Training Academy-12901 Trench Hill Lane

  • Engine 13
  • Truck 13 (Reserve)

14- Shady Grove - (Future) (FY2023- CIP)

Fire/Rescue and Emergency Management HQ-9119 Dean Ridings Lane

Operational and Administrative Units:

SVFD Officers

  • Chief 1 - Fire Chief
  • Chief 2 - Deputy Chief
  • Battalion Chief 4
  • Battalion Chief 8
  • Safety 2 - Department safety officer

CVFR Officers

  • Chief 5 - Fire Chief
  • Chief 6 - Deputy Chief
  • Battalion Chief 5
  • EMS 5/Rescue Chief 5 - CVFR EMS (Rescue) Chief
  • Safety 5 - Department safety officer

SVRS Officers

  • RC1 - Rescue Chief
  • RC2 - Deputy Rescue Chief
  • RC2A - Assistant Rescue Chief
  • RL1 - Rescue Lieutenant

SCFREM Officers

  • Unit 1 - Fire Chief
  • Unit 2 - Deputy Chief, Operations
  • Unit 3 - Deputy Chief, Administration
  • Safety 1 - EMS, Health and Safety Division Chief
  • Safety 2 - EMS, Health and Safety Captain
  • Training 1 - Training Division Chief
  • Training 2 - Training Division Captain
  • Training 3 - Training Division Lieutenant
  • Training 4 - Training Division Lieutenant
  • EM1 - Emergency Management Division Chief
  • FM1 - Fire Prevention Division Chief (Fire Marshal)
  • FM2 - Fire Prevention Captain (Fire Marshal)
  • FM3 - Fire Prevention Lieutenant (Fire Marshal)
  • FM4 - Fire Prevention Lieutenant (Fire Marshal)

EMS Unit Designations

  • Ambulance = Basic Life Support
  • Trauma = Advanced Life Support
  • Medic = Advanced Life Support

Miscellanous Fire Unit Designations

  • Training 18 - SVFD Training Van

Fire/Rescue Radio Talkgroup Zones

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Spotsylvania County Sheriff Zones

  • Zone 1 Northwest area of the county. Area east of Gordon Rd. on Rt. 3, north of Rt. 3 completely (River Rd., Spotswood Furnace Rd., etc.). Border follows Gordon Rd. south to Brock Rd. Unsure of southwest border.
  • Zone 2 Bordered by Rt. 3, Gordon Rd., Brock Rd., Massaponax Church Rd., and Rt. 1.
  • Zone 3 Rt. 1 north to the county line, and Massaponax Church Rd. to Summit Crossing Rd. Includes Rts. 2 and 17.
  • Zone 4 Starts at the intersection of Blockhouse Rd. and Robert E. Lee Dr., and continues west. It follows Blockhouse Rd. to Courthouse Rd., and then follows Courthouse Rd west. Courthouse Rd. south of Blockhouse Rd. is Zone 4, everything south of there but east is Zone 5 (Zone 4 covers Lake Anna and Belmont, Zone 5 covers Partlow).
  • Zones 1, 2, and 3 are referred to as "East End." Zones 4 and 5 are referred to as "West End."



Unit Numbering

  • 1 - Sheriff
  • 2 - Lieutenant Colonel (vacant)
  • 3 & 4 - Majors
  • 5-9 - Captain
  • 10-19 - Lieutenant
  • 100 - CID
  • 200 - First Sergeant
  • 300 - Sergeant
  • 400-699 - Deputies
  • 700-749 - Animal Control Deputies
  • 750 & 751 -Parking Enforcement
  • 755 - Civilian Chaplain
  • 900 - Cadets

Radio Sites

  • Belmont
  • Chancellor
  • Partlow
  • Greenlaw
  • Livingston
  • Overview Drive
  • Post Oak
  • Red Hill
  • Thornburg
  • Wilderness
  • Emergency Communications Center

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