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POWHATAN COUNTY FIRE
AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT

We proudly provide fire and rescue services to our citizens through an almost completely volunteer system. We staff five stations and one rescue squad and are always looking for more people to help serve the community.

If you have a desire to serve your community and provide an important and valuable service to Powhatan County, then visit our application page.

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Latest News

Company 1 hosting Rabies Clinic

On Saturday, November 4th, 2017, the Powhatan Volunteer Fire Department will host a Rabies Clinic. The rabies vaccine will be administered by Dr. Elizabeth Hazelgrove of the Cumberland Animal Hospital. The vaccine will cost only $7.00. This event will be held at the...

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Brunswick Stew Sale

The Powhatan Volunteer Fire Department - Company 1 - will be hosting a Brunswick Stew sale on Saturday, November 4th. Stew will be available at noon. Orders can be picked up at the station. The address is 3971 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139.

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Be fire smart

SMOKE DETECTORS

SMOKE DETECTORS

Test alarms monthly and change batteries twice a year. Make sure alarms are outside of every bedroom and on every floor of your home. All smoke detectors should be linked – when one goes off, they all should sound.

FIRE ESCAPE PLAN

FIRE ESCAPE PLAN

If your alarm sounds, exit your home as quickly as possible. Once you’re out, stay out and call 911 immediately. If you or a family member can’t escape, close the door of the room you’re in and wait for firefighters to preform the rescue.

FIRE PREPARATION

PREPARATION

Plan ahead with your family! Walk through your home, identify and label at least two fire escape routes per room. This is a great way to get children involved in fire safety in a non-threatening way.