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

Special Operations Team Accepting Applications

Member Jason Ferguson, October 17

The Special Operations Team is currently accepting applications for those members wishing to become part of the team. Everyone must apply, even if you have been a member of the team in the past. Applications are only open to members of the Botetourt Fire and EMS organizations at this time. If you are not a member of a fire and EMS department in Botetourt County but are interested in applying, please ... (Full Story)

Update on Tropical Storm Irma

Member Jason Ferguson, September 11

Throughout the weekend, Emergency Management officials have actively participated in the monitoring of the path of Irma as the hurricane made landfall and weakened to a tropical storm. At this time, the projected forecast does not appear to be a cause for significant concern in the Botetourt community; however, residents are encouraged to maintain awareness through local media sources and the National ... (Full Story)

Botetourt County Increases Readiness Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Member Jason Ferguson, September 08

Botetourt County’s Emergency Management team has been closely monitoring Hurricane Irma and the predicted path of the storm. Several conference calls with state and regional officials, including the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the National Weather Services have been conducted over the past two days. Botetourt County is at a heightened state of readiness and encouraging citizens ... (Full Story)

Training Announcement

Member Jason Ferguson, August 14

*** Short Notice ***

The Leadership Role in Addressing Mental Health Issues in the Fire Service

(90 Minute Presentation)

By Chief Don Taylor
(Black Hawk Fire Department, Colorado)

Audience: Everyone in Fire/Rescue/EMS Service

Date: August 16th - *this Wednesday*

Time: 2 Offerings - 2pm & 7pm

Where: 2pm Presentation – Troutville Fire Training Center
... (Full Story)

Update on Status of Tinker Creek

Member Jason Ferguson, August 07

RICHMOND, VA. – The Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality have updated the information available on the status of Tinker Creek in Botetourt County following a fish kill on July 29.

• The agencies are continuing their recommendation that people stay away from Tinker Creek, from just west of Route 11/Lee Highway, across from Southern States Cooperative ... (Full Story)


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