Goochland County Fire-Rescue Accepting Applications

The Goochland County Fire-Rescue Department will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMS Provider. Goochland County Fire-Rescue is an all hazard, full service, combination fire-rescue department. We currently operate out of 6 stations that are strategically positioned within the +/- 280 square miles of the county and serve a population of 22,500. Goochland County…

Long Time Senator, Charles “Chuck” Colgan Passes Away

Visitation is on Monday, January 9, 2017 from 1-4PM and 6-9 PM at All Saints Catholic Church 9300 Stonewall Road, Manassas, where Senator Colgan served as an usher for 50 years. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at All Saints Catholic Church on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 10:30 AM followed by interment in…

VSFA loses Hall of Fame Member James L. “Buck” Monroe

Buck  82, was a life member of the Clifton Forge Volunteer Fire Dept. His legacy is being carried on by his Daughter Liz Martin and Grand Daughter Nicki Simmons. Both  are members of the Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue and his Grandson Chris Simmons is in Clifton Forge Rescue and Sharon Fire Department. Read full obituary here: http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2806894/Monroe-James/obituary.php…

Governors Fire Service Awards

Applications are being accepted by VDFP in several categories for Governors Fire service Awards. The Governor’s Fire Service Awards were established in 2002 as a formal recognition of excellence in Virginia’s Fire Services. The awards are presented annually to recipients in eight categories. Each award has its own criteria. Nominations are accepted in each category,…

A Guide to Fire Department Records Compliance – Webinar

Free webinar sponsored by Firehouse Webcasts Wednesday December 14, 2016, 1:00 PM NFPA 1401 focuses on fire service records and reports management and how departments organize and store that data is critical. Deputy Chief Albert W. Schlick III will discuss the fine details of NFPA 1401 and how chiefs, training officers and firefighters will benefit…

VSFA Past President passes away

Ed Gwaltney, VSFA President, 1983 1985 passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016. See his obituary here: http://www.legacy.com/funerals/peninsula-newport-news/obituary.aspx?n=edwin-carleton-gwaltney&pid=181912643