Botetourt County Fire & EMS

2016 Stats
Jan 417
Feb 359
March 395
April 387
May 424
June 400
July 392
Aug. 387
Sept. 343
Oct. 320
Nov. 295
Dec. 356
Total 4475

2015 Stats
Jan 351
Feb 371
March 384
April 371
May 408
June 371
July 403
Aug 355
Sept 789
Oct 393
Nov 706
Dec 395
Total 5297

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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Botetourt County Declares State of Emergency in Conjunction With Roanoke Region.

Member Jason Ferguson, March 16

NEWS RELEASE: (For immediate release – Monday, March 16, 2020)
Governments declare local emergencies in response to the public health concerns related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Effective March 12, 2020, Governor Ralph S. Northam declared under the Executive Order that a State of Emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia due to the potential spread of COVID-19, a communicable disease and public ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Jason Ferguson, March 09

The Department is currently seeking highly motivated candidates for a newly created Recruitment & Retention Specialist position. For details, see the job description and flyer.... (Full Story & Photos)

Botetourt County Appoints Deputy Chief

Member Jason Ferguson, October 03

Fincastle, VA – Following a four-month, nationwide search, Botetourt County Fire & EMS Chief Jason Ferguson has appointed Jeff Powell as the Department’s Deputy Chief. Powell currently serves as a flight paramedic at VCU Health and has over 23 years of experience in fire and emergency services. In this role, Powell will serve as second-in-command of the County’s combination fire and EMS system.

“It ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Jason Ferguson, September 25

The Department is excited to offer a revised schedule of the 2019 Citizens Academy. After the initial advertising resulted in low enrollment, leaders have worked together to revise the program into a single day offering. Hopefully this can attract more community members that are interested in hearing more about their local emergency services.

We hope that you will come out to learn more about how ... (Full Story & Photos)

2019 Citizens Academy

Member Jason Ferguson, August 26

Are you interested in what goes on in fire and EMS? Have you ever thought about participating in your local emergency services, but aren't sure if you're up to the challenge? If you're at all interested in how the coordinated fire and EMS system works, what happens when you dial 911, or any of the services that we delivery, the Citizens Academy is the place for you!!

This is the first offering of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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