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Emergency Services Division
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Physical Address
1225 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554


Phone: 540-658-7200
Fax: 540-658-4545
Emergency: 911
Emergency response is carried out from 15 fire and rescue stations located throughout the county, covering 274 square miles and protecting a residential population exceeding 150,000 and a large daytime business population. Our location in the National Capital Region brings over 4 million visitors to our county each year. Each year, the department responds to over 17,000 calls for service.

Department Numbers
The County Fire Chief has established a countywide standard of reaching all emergency calls for service within 8 minutes or less 90% of the time. All career operations personnel work 24-hours shifts on a 56-hour “Berkley” schedule.

A Deputy Chief is assigned to manage each shift and is stationed at Fire and Rescue Headquarters in the County’s Public Safety Building. A Battalion Chief is assigned to each of the 2 battalions:

Battalion 1 (Station 12)

  • Station 1 (Falmouth)
  • Fire Station 4 (Mountain View)
  • Rescue Station 4 (Mountain View)
  • Fire and Rescue Station 6 (Hartwood)
  • Fire Station 7 (White Oak)
  • Rescue Station 7 (White Oak)
  • Fire and Rescue Station 12 (Berea)

Battalion 2 (Station 14)

  • Station 2 (Stafford)
  • Station 3 (Widewater)
  • Station 5 (Brooke)
  • Fire Station 8 (Rockhill)
  • Rescue Station 8 (Rockhill)
  • Station 9 (Aquia)
  • Station 10 (Potomac Hills)
  • Station 14 (Garrisonville) 
The Department’s Mobile Command Unit, along with the reserve fleet and special operational support vehicles, are stationed at the Fire and Rescue Department’s Training and Logistics Center.