The Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department is a combination volunteer/career system consisting of approximately 200 active volunteers and 138 career staff operating from 13 stations in partnership with 14 volunteer fire/rescue or EMS squads. Covering 277 square miles of both suburban and rural countryside with 50 miles of coastline, the department operates in two battalions with 18 engines, 4 ladder trucks, three heavy rescue squads, 20 ambulances, 3 fire-rescue boats, and various other support equipment to respond to more than 13,000 emergency calls annually. Daily career staffing includes 6 paramedic transport units, 4 fire suppression apparatus, 1 battalion chief and 1 deputy chief. Daily volunteer staffing typically includes two engine companies. Stafford is located 40 miles south of Washington, DC and includes portions of Marine Corps Base Quantico, the Potomac Creek, Aquia Creek, and the Rappahannock River as well as over 15 miles of Interstate 95. [Read More]
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  1. AED Contest Winners Announced

    The winners of the recent Automatic External Defibrillator Contest were announced today by County Fire and EMS Chief Mark Lockhart. Read on...
  2. Nine Rescued from Rappahannock

    Eight students and one tour guide were rescued from the Rappahannock River Saturday evening in a nearly four-hour operation by Stafford County Fire and Rescue firefighters and paramedics assisted by Spotsylvania County and the City of Fredericksburg. Read on...
  3. Stafford County Fire and Rescue Asks for Public’s Help to Save Lives

    Stafford County Fire and Rescue is asking for the public’s help in locating automatic external defibrillators (AED) in public access areas within Stafford County. Read on...
  4. Stafford County Fire and Rescue Responds to Residential Fire

    Stafford County Fire and Rescue units responded to a reported residential fire in the 100 block of Rowser Road at 3:20 p.m. this afternoon. Read on...
  5. Stafford County Fire and Rescue Recognizes Life Saving Actions

    The Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department held their annual awards ceremony on March 25 to recognize 49 civilian, volunteer and career members of the department for their outstanding work in 2016. Read on...
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