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

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Applications Now Being Accepted

Member Jason Ferguson, February 15

We are now accepting application for full and part-time fire and EMS personnel. If you want to be part of an amazing team of men and women, serving over 32,000 citizens throughout 548 square mile, our department is the place to be. We are a combination fire and EMS, career and volunteer system that responds to over 6, 000 calls for service annually.

If you're interested in joining our team, apply ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire & EMS staff member Thomas Holdren achieves certification as a Nationally Registered Paramedic.

Member Jason Ferguson, December 21

Thomas Holdren has been certified as a Nationally Registered Paramedic. He began his emergency services career as a volunteer in Bedford County with Shady Grove Fire & Rescue, prior to joining Read Mountain Fire & Rescue in 2010. Thomas started with Botetourt County as a part-time EMT in 2012 and became a fulltime employee in 2013.

The Department sponsored Thomas in gaining his Intermediate Advanced ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Training Opportunities Announced

Member Tyler Flora, August 28

Two new training opportunities have been announced for the upcoming months.

Driver Operator Aerial is being offered, starting September 11th. This program will meet on Tuesdays & Thursdays, with occasional Saturdays through October 20th. For more information see the flyer.

Emergency Medical Technician- The 2018 EMT course will start on October 30th and run through March 2019. This program will ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Join Our Team!

Member Jason Ferguson, July 08

The Department of Fire & EMS is seeking highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a career in public safety. Full and part-time positions are available.

EMT- Firefighter-BLS - Position Salary Range: ($31,498 - $48,747)

and

EMT- Firefighter-ALS – Position Salary Range: ($32,772 - $51,244)

*****$750 Sign-on Bonus*****

***Additional $500.00 Bonus after (15) months of employment***


Botetourt ... (Full Story)


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No Injuries Reported After Overnight Apartment Fire

Member Jason Ferguson, June 30

Daleville, VA— At 02:51AM the Botetourt County Dispatch Center was alerted of an apartment fire at 161 College Drive, Daleville. Initial reports indicated that a window air conditioning unit was on fire and an attempt was being made to evacuate the building.

Upon the arrival of initial units, flames were visible from two of the second story windows and tenants reported that everyone in the complex ... (Full Story & Photos)

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