- Specialty Teams
The Honor Guard represents the Fredericksburg Fire Department and the City of Fredericksburg at funerals, memorial services, and other functions authorized / requested by the chief of the department.
Regional Confined Space Team
The Fredericksburg Fire Department, in conjunction with our Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team currently operates a Confined Space rescue team. The team is composed of approximately 13 members all of whom are certified at the Operations or Technician level.
Regional Hazardous Materials Team
The Fredericksburg Fire Department under the direction of the Virginia Department of Emergency Management currently operates a Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team. We are one of thirteen Level III teams throughout the State and provide service to all or part of eleven counties & cities.
Tactical Emergency Medical Services Team
The Fredericksburg Fire Department’s Tactical Emergency Medical Service (TEMS) team provides medical support to the Fredericksburg Police Department’s Special Equipment Tactical Team (SETT).
Water Rescue / Diving
Our Dive team consists of eleven active members. Seven of the Drivers are trained to the Advanced Open Water Level, and all seven of these divers are certified to use full-face masks and dry-suits for dive operations. Of the seven Advanced Open Water Divers, two divers are Public Safety Rescue Divers, and one of these two divers is trained in Underwater Criminal Investigations (UCI).