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It is the mission of the combined fire and EMS system of Loudoun County to provide residents and visitors with efficient and cost-effective fire protection, rescue, and emergency medical services.
The system also responds to and mitigates hazardous materials and related life safety and property threatening incidents, utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and a staff of highly trained volunteer and career personnel located in strategically placed facilities 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Fire and rescue services in Loudoun County are provided through a combination system that includes nearly 500 career and more than 1,500 volunteer personnel.
The Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Management, in conjunction with leadership of the volunteer component, coordinates fire and emergency medical services (EMS) that include:
Administration and delivery of Fire, EMS, and related training
Fire prevention and investigation
Hazardous materials response
Swift water rescue
E-911 Emergency Communications Center
Public Education and Community Outreach Programs
Coordination and mitigation of large-scale emergencies and disasters utilizing an all-hazards approach
Our service represents a combined effort of volunteers and career employees who respond to emergency incidents 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Our principal goal is to provide you the highest level of efficient and professional emergency fire and rescue service possible. We operate from 19 stations, providing a full range of emergency response to the citizens of Loudoun County and the seven incorporated Towns. By way of reciprocal mutual aid agreements, services are also provided to the Loudoun County's neighboring jurisdictions. In 2016, our service responded to over 29,500 incidents!
In addition to conventional “first responder” services, we manage various core public safety sections. These include 9-1-1 Emergency Communications, the Office of Emergency Management, Fire & EMS Training, Fire & Life Safety Education, Fire Prevention Code Enforcement, Fire Investigations, Volunteer Coordination and Planning & Administrative services.
The following programs and critical public safety messages are on the forefront of our fight for safety, knowledge and prevention:
"Put a Finger On It" Smoke Alarm Program
Open Burning Regulations in Loudoun County
“Put it Out. All the way. Every time.” Safety tips to avoid fires caused by improperly discarded smoking materials.
P.A.D Public Access to Defibrillators
CPR Training for Residents
In addition to our website, we encourage you to follow along with us through social media. These resources will serve as your window to the departments activities, our people and our organization. Lastly, I encourage you to visit any of our fire and rescue facilities. They will be happy to show you around, answer your questions and, perhaps, entice you to join our service. It is, after all, among the most noble of professions.