Botetourt County Fire & EMS

2015 Stats
Jan 351
Feb 371
March 384
April 371
May 408
Total 1885

2014 Incidents
Jan 371
Feb 316
Mar 301
Apr 360
May 373
Jun 380
Jul 403
Aug 354
Sep 358
Oct 367
Nov 340
Dec 403
Total 4326

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Welcome to the Official Website of the Botetourt County Department of Fire & EMS

Funeral Services for Firefighter Roger Johns

Member Daniel Murray, May 23

Funeral services to celebrate the life of our fallen brother, Roger Johns, will be held at James River High School (9906 Springwood Rd, Buchanan, VA 24066) at 2 PM on Thursday May 25th. All personnel wanting to participate as part of the memorial service are encouraged to RSVP to Due to the complexity of the route and limited parking at the graveside, only department apparatus ... (Full Story & Photos)

Botetourt County Announces New Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services

Member Daniel Murray, April 18

Fincastle, VA – Botetourt County has appointed Matthew Britt as its next Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Britt brings more than a decade of experience and education in fire and EMS service to his new post. In this role, Britt will oversee a combined fire and EMS system of a dozen volunteer fire departments and rescue squads and a County department of more than 50 full and part-time ... (Full Story & Photos)

Application Deadline Extended

Member Jason Ferguson, April 14

The application deadline for full and part-time, ALS and BLS positions has been extended one week. Applications are now due by 5pm on Friday, April 21st. If you've been thinking about applying and just haven't had a chance to get your application in, here's your opportunity!

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Spring Hiring Process

Member Jason Ferguson, March 31

The Department of Fire & EMS is currently seeking individuals interested in full and part-time employment at both the Advanced & Basic Life Support levels. More information can be found by visiting the Botetourt County website at The deadline for applications is Friday 14th. A copy of the hiring timeline is provided as part of this posting.... (Full Story & Photos)

Botetourt Local 4762 Firefighters & Paramedics Hold Raffle for Lt. Humbert

Member Jason Ferguson, January 16

The Botetourt Firefighters & Paramedics Local 4762 is currently selling raffle tickets for a N6A Sam Houston Leather helmet. The helmet was donated by Blue Ridge Rescue Suppliers and 100% of the proceeds from sales will go to the Fight Gracefully account to help Lieutenant Humbert cover medical expenses.

Tickets are $10 each and are being sold from now through February 17th with the winner being ... (Full Story & Photos)


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