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SERVING THE GREATER FALLS CHURCH AREA SINCE 1925

 

 

 

 
 
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ABOUT THE FALLS CHURCH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
 
The mission of the Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department (FCVFD) is to aid in the preservation of life and property. This mission is completed in cooperation with the City of Falls Church government and the Arlington County Fire Department. Throughout the year, our volunteers participate and contribute to a myriad of functions related to the public safety of the citizens of the greater Falls Church community.
HOURS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSES
The number of hours contributed by the FCVFD membership totaled over 14,520 during 2012. Participation is identified by three major categories, Apparatus Staffing and Standby, Training, and Administration.
 
APPARATUS STAFFING
In 2012, members of the FCVFD contributed over 6,690 hours staffing volunteer units and supplementing the career staff.  During those hours, personnel participated in 1,919 incidents.  Supplemental staffing to the full-time career units in the Falls Church station included:
 
.....FCVFD UNIT
UNIQUE DAYS WITH VOLUNTEER SUPPLEMENT
VOLUNTEER STAFFING HOURS
VOLUNTEER RESPONSE TO INCIDENTS
.....ENGINE 106
49
645
160
.....TRUCK 106
83
1,015
85
.....MEDIC 106
28
337
37
.....AMBULANCE 102  
3,249
1,268
.....AMBULANCE 106  
82
15
 
TRAINING
In preparation for fire department activities, members participated in over 4,326 hours of fire and emergency medical services training. This training varies from formal certification courses to in-station drills to the multi-company training sessions.
 
ADMINISTRATION
In addition to the actual emergency operations and service delivery aspects of the Department, members spent over 3,506 hours completing the necessary administrative functions to deliver fire prevention information, raise funds, maintain facilities, and perform other basic business tasks.
 
If you are interested in learning even more details about our contributions and activities, please visit the Annual Reports area of our website.
 
 
   
 
Station Address: 6950 Little Falls Road, Arlington, VA 22213
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7014, Falls Church, VA 22040-7014
For Fire or Medical Emergency: 911 - FCVFD Phone: (571) 336-6179 - Fax: (703) 533-7203
 
 
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