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Fairfax County, Virginia Fire Boat Tour

Each weekend FCFRD Fire Boat 420 will patrol the Potomac and various bays/coves.

A Day of Firehouse Life of a Virginia Fire Recruits

Firefighter recruits go through several scenarios simulating a day of firehouse life.

Virginia IsoPod Training

Crews have conducted training with the IsoPod, a device designed to isolate highly infectious or (internally) chemically contaminated patients.

Simulation Training with Fairfax County, VA Fire Rescue

While driving, the expectation for the command officer (Battalion Chief) was to monitor radio traffic of units on scene and begin a mental assessment of actions being taken, along with actions that still required consideration.

Virginia Firefighter Acquitted of Assaulting Patient

The man is heard threatening to shoot the firefighter and then spit at him.

Virginia Firefighter on Leave for Allegedly Assaulting Patient

Fairfax County firefighter charged with misdemeanor assault.

Homeowner Donates House to Virginia Fire Department

A Fairfax County, Virginia homeowner donated his house to firefighters for training before demolition.

Beauty Queen, Teacher Trades Classroom for Virginia Firehouse

Goddard’s mother was a paramedic and her father a firefighter.

Virginia Fire Department Graduates Recruits Early to Help with COVID-19

The graduating class had an accelerated timeline in order to help with the department's response to the pandemic.

Officer Development & Tactical Scenarios

Look at a training scenario for the new officer in Fairfax County, Virginia and related officer training from FireRescue Magazine.

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