Here are a few helpful links to some helpful fire and rescue resources.
Regional Emergency Medical Services Councils, integral parts of Virginia’s comprehensive EMS system, serve to assess, identify, coordinate, plan and implement efficient and effective regional EMS delivery systems in partnership with Virginia’s Office of Emergency Medical Services and EMS Advisory Board.
Website with a variety of information related to the Fire & EMS services
LifeCare Medical Transports is one of the largest health care transportation providers in Virginia. We employ more than 200 health care providers, and offer Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, Specialty Care Transport, and Wheelchair Van Services.
Spontaneously Extreme, Versatile, experienced and professional, our instructors have been trained by us to deliver the highest quality courses. Each instructor has a minimum of 10 years service in one of the United States fire services. We also offer Fire Risk Assessment services, performed by our experienced consultants, who have had many years experience performing risk assessments, and many other services to provide a complete fire safety solution to help you protect your business.
Mission: The purpose of the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) is to establish an internationally recognized means of acknowledging professional achievement in the fire service and related fields. The accreditation of organizations that certify uniform members of public fire departments, both career and volunteer, is the primary goal. However, other organizations with fire protection interests may also be considered for participation. Accreditation is generally provided at the State or Provincial level to the empowered certifying authority of that jurisdiction.
The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc. is a 501C3 non-profit organization dedicated to volunteer rescue squads and other agencies interested in providing the finest in rescue and pre-hospital care. The VAVRS was organized in 1935 in Roanoke, Virginia. Today we represent 328 volunteer EMS agencies, rescue squads, fire departments and specialty related agencies with over 18,000 members.
It is the mission of the Virginia Department of Fire Programs (VDFP) to provide funding, training and educational programs to enhance public safety throughout the Commonwealth.