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The Fire Department provides fire protection, prevention, emergency medical, emergency dispatch (911) and emergency disaster protective services. Please see the following links to learn more about our community programs:
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    Fire Department Now Recruiting

    Exciting opportunity for a career in firefighting and emergency medical services! Applications are open until Sept. 30. Read on...
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    Airplane Crash in James City County

    Airplane crashed in a marsh adjacent to the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport landing strip. Read on...
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    House Fire in Norge

    Residents were home at the time of the fire and evacuated prior to the arrival of the Fire Department. One was treated for smoke inhalation and transported to a local hospital. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Cause Determined in Norge House Fire

    The cause of this morning’s house fire in Norge was determined to be unattended cooking. Read on...
  5. Kingsmill Fire

    Fire in Kingsmill

    Early morning fire in Kingsmill townhome, caused by discarded smoking materials, resulted in significant damage. Read on...
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    Fire at Tropical Smoothie Cafe

    Fire crews responded to a structure fire in Monticello Marketplace, resulting in heavy smoke damage to the building but no injuries. The cause is under investigation. Read on...
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    Fireworks are Illegal in JCC

    Consumer fireworks are illegal in JCC. Keep your loved ones safe and leave fireworks to the professionals. Read on...
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    Airplane Crash in James City County

    A single engine plane carrying two people crashed near the Williamsburg- Jamestown Airport landing strip in a densely wooded area. Read on...
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    Barn Fire on Brick Bat Road

    Crews arrived to find an unoccupied barn fully involved. Read on...
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    Another Smoke Alarm Success

    Tragedy avoided thanks to working smoke alarms. Read on...
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    ISO Rating Change Could Reduce Insurance Costs

    The Fire Department has received the second highest possible rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), a distinction that may qualify homeowners and businesses for lower property insurance premiums. Read on...
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    Feb. 25 Structure Fire on Teal Way

    Units arrived to find smoke showing from the garage and attic space of the two-story home. Read on...
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    File of Life

    In an emergency, ambulance providers need to know your medical history to decide how best to take care of you. Searching for medication bottles or trying to remember dosages is the last thing you want to be doing if you or a loved one needs help. Read on...
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    Safe Needle Disposal

    If you check your blood sugar or inject medications at home it is important to dispose of your used needles and lancets safely. Read on...
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