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Posted on: February 17, 2023

Botetourt Fire & EMS Receive Summit Award for Girls Fire Camp

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On Thursday, February 16, 2023, Botetourt Fire & EMS was presented with a Silver Summit Award from the Public Relations Society of America for the 1st Annual Girls Fire Camp.

It’s a common fact that fire and EMS is a male-dominated field. &am...

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Posted on: February 13, 2023

4:00 PM Burn Law

4:00pm Burn Law in effect February 15-April 30.

The 4PM Burn Law goes into effect from February 15-April 30. 


1. No burning until after 4:00 p.m. if the fire is within 300 feet of woodland, brushland, or field containing dry grass or other inflammable material.

2. Fire must...

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Additional Info... Fire & EMS
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Department of Fire & EMS Receives Approval for Apparatus Replacement Package

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During the October 25, 2022, Botetourt County Board of Supervisors Meeting, a fire and EMS apparatus replacement package was approved. During the meeting, Chief Jason Ferguson presented an overview of the apparatus replacement priorities for the fire and ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Be Prepared by Signing Up For Emergency Alerts!

County Wide Announcement- Social (23) Code Red

It’s always our hope that disaster won’t strike, but it’s inevitable that emergencies do happen. One of the best ways for you to be prepared is to sign up for Emergency Alerts through CodeRED. This system allows you to be not...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Botetourt County Fire & EMS Receives State Recognition

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The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has announced the 29 recipients of the 2022 Achievement Awards, which recognizes excellence in local government programs.  We would like to congratulate Botetourt Fire & EMS for being a recipient in...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Volunteer TODAY!

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The community of Botetourt relies on both career and volunteer personnel to keep it’s citizens safe! YOU could be one of them! Our volunteer application is open year round. Firefighter training is provided and there are multiple opportunities to complete ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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