The department is responsible for fire suppression, prevention, planning, and inspection programs within the city. It is home to the Regional Hazardous Materials Team, a dive / water rescue team, TEMS providers that work with the Police Department, Emergency Management for the city, and a training division. Active mutual aid agreements are in place with Stafford and Spotsylvania counties.
Service Area & Staffing
The Fredericksburg Fire Department serves an area approximately 11 square miles with a population of approximately 25,691 people. We currently staff two fire stations 24/7/365 with two engine companies and one ladder / tower company.
Fredericksburg Fire Department operates one Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance 24/7/365 and the other unit is staffed Monday through Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. All fire suppression personnel are certified at the EMT level or higher. Active mutual aid agreements are in place with Stafford and Spotsylvania counties.
To protect and serve those who live, work, or visit the City of Fredericksburg by providing highly trained, courteous professional personnel for rapid response to their needs.
As members of the Fredericksburg Fire Department, we share a vision of providing a safe community and work place through progressive, innovative, well equipped, well trained, and dedicated professionals.