We are all volunteers ready to help our neighbors.  We respond to 911 fire and medical emergencies, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.  Our Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company is active throughout the community in many obvious—and not so obvious—ways.

  • Firefighting: Stopping a house fire before major damage occurs is a goal of firefighting.

WVFR is proud to respond to a wide variety of calls throughout the county. Our all volunteer staff respond to many types EMS calls ranging from a slip and fall call to a multi-vehicle accident. We are also well equipped to fight any type of fire from field or woodland fires to large structure fires. For more info and pictures of our latest calls visit News

     We are saddened to report that Life Member, and former Chief, Roger P Roach passed away yesterday, June 13th. Chief Roach served as Chief from 1978 to 2004 and instituted a wide variety of creative and progressive approaches to both EMS and firefighting.
     Chief Roach was the first Paramedic at our station and pioneered the EMS portion of our department. He switched our department from station wagon style ambulances to a boxed van type and later  purchased our 1989 Braun, pictured below, that featured ALS equipment. Chief Roach also advocated for implementing compressed air foam systems (CAFS) on our fire trucks which enhances the effectiveness of our suppression efforts. CAFS was so effective we still utilize it today.
     Chief Roach was also a fantastic teacher, mentor, and an amazing person to learn from on calls. Chief Roach was an EMS instructor and dedicated a lot of time teaching both here at Washington and in Prince William County where he was a career firefighter and paramedic.
     Before Chief Roach stepped down he was pivotal in the design and purchase of our “Monster Medic” that currently still runs as our second transport unit. This unit was another testament to Chief Roach’s knowledge and expertise boasting fantastic drivability and a large, well equipped, patient care area. Chief Roach was passionate about skiing and moved to Idaho where he lived in a beautiful home with his wife surrounded by snowcapped mountains.
     We have attached several pictures below featuring Chief Roach and some of the apparatus he was a part of purchasing. We will always remember Chief Roach and the decades of dedicated service he provided to our community. Our department would be vastly different without his input and we thank him being such a pivotal guiding hand.

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WVFR does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.