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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Leading with Attitude for Company Officers

Member Jason Ferguson, January 10

The Department is pleased to present this great training opportunity.

Leading with Attitude for Company Officers
Taught By: Eddie Buchanan
When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Where: Greenfield Training & Education Center
Two Offerings: 1PM to 5PM & 6PM to 10PM
Presented By: Eddie Buchanan

Fire service company officers have the ability to solve complex problems with varying resources in a dynamic environment ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Department Personnel Recognized at Board of Supervisors Meeting

Member Jason Ferguson, December 22

At the December Board of Supervisors meeting multiple personnel were recognized for their achievements.

Troutville Fire Department Captain Christopher Boothe and Department of Fire & EMS firefighters Ryan Hartberger and Patrick Scruggs were recognized for their achievements of completing the Virginia Fire Officer's Academy in June of this year. This program is a week long on-campus course focusing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Medals and certificates for those involved in the swift water event in June 2016.
Medals and certificates for those involved in the swift water event in June 2016.

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Left to Right: FF/EMT Nathan Herlocker, Battalion Chief Brandon Golla, FF/Paramedic Darren Rock
Left to Right: FF/EMT Nathan Herlocker, Battalion Chief Brandon Golla, FF/Paramedic Darren Rock

Department Personnel Recognized for Achievements

Member Jason Ferguson, November 28

At the November Board of Supervisor's Meeting the following department personnel were recognized for their achievements:

Firefighter/EMT Nathan Herlocker was recognized for his achievement of the National Fire Academy's Managing Officer Program. This program is a two year program delivered at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD that concentrates on four areas of fire services leadership: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter I 2018 Announced

Member Jason Ferguson, November 15

The Firefighter I course for 2018 has been announced. Please signup up the Training Tab by selecting Course Registration.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Kidde recalls almost 38 million fire extinguishers

Member Jason Ferguson, November 07

Press Release from the U.S. Fire Administration

On Nov. 2, 2017, Kidde announced a recall of almost 38 million fire extinguishers sold in the United States. They may not work during a fire emergency if they become clogged and require a lot of force to use. Also, the nozzle can come off with enough force to strike and hurt someone. Kidde recommends owners immediately replace these fire extinguishers.

The ... (Full Story)


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