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

Summertime Heat Safety Reminders

Member Jason Ferguson, July 19

The National Weather Service is forecasting a heat index of over 100 degrees this upcoming weekend. We wanted to ensure that heat-related safety reminders were made available. Remember it doesn't have to be that hot for heat-related emergencies to occur.... (Full Story & Photos)

Summer Hiring Process Sign-On Bonus Opportunity

Member Jason Ferguson, July 03

Botetourt County now has a sign-on bonus opportunity for certain positions. See the attached add or visit for more information. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Summer Hiring Process

Member Jason Ferguson, June 12

Are you interested in becoming part of the Botetourt team?

The Department of Fire & EMS is currently seeking highly motivated 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 July 14th. A copy of the hiring flyer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)


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