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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

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June 14, 2022

 Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department welcomes the new Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction.

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: June 10, 2022

CFD mourns the loss of retired Firefighter Floyd A. Gray

Charlottesville Fire Department

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June 9, 2022

CFD mourns the loss of retired Firefighter Floyd A. Gray 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department.  Charlottesville Fire Department was notified of the death of one of its long-time retired f...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

CFD hires an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Training Officer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2022

CFD hires an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Training Officer 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department announces the hiring of Captain Quincy Scott as an EMS Training Officer within the Pro...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

CFD appoints new Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction

Chief Thomas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2022

 CFD  appoints  new  Deputy  Chief  of  Community Risk  Reduction

 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department announces t...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Three Charlottesville firefighters travel to Winneba, Ghana

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2022

Three Charlottesville firefighters travel to Winneba, Ghana

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Members of the Charlottesville Fire Department traveled to Winneba, Ghana, as part of a delegation from the Charlottesvil...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

New Fire Marshal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 27, 2022

New Fire Marshal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville announces the appointment of Battalion Chief Joe Phillips as the City Fire Marshal and Fire Official.  Chief Phill...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Stop The Bleed Training

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 26, 2022

Stop The Bleed Training

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - CFD Partners with The B.U.C.K SQUAD to provide life-saving skills.

Thursday, the Charlottesville Fire Department will provide Stop the Bleed training to a local volunteer group...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

Captain Link

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Newly promoted CFD Captain, Michael Link, has graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer Academy.  

Captain Michael Link attended the Virgi...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 9, 2022

CFD Staff Complete HazMat Training

HazMat Training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFEBRUARY 9, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Four Charlottesville firefighters have completed hazardous materials training.

Last week, four firefighters from the Charlottesville Fire Department completed a rigorous training course at the Cent...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 22, 2001

CFD Fire Engine Headed to Sister City

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 22, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department is donating a fire truck to Charlottesville's sister city Winneba, Ghana.

The fire engine is a 2003 Pierce Quantum that was a critical part of the Char...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Weekend Apartment Fire Claims One Life

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 22, 2021

Weekend Apartment Fire Claims One Life

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - An afternoon fire at a Carlton Ave apartment on Saturday, November 20th, claimed the life of one adult.  The Charlottesville Fire Departmen...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Update: July House Fire that Killed Two was Accidental

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 10, 2021

July House Fire that Killed Two was Accidental

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -Charlottesville fire marshals determined the house fire on Cherry Ave in July started by accident.

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, the Charlottesville Fir...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

CFD Adds Drones to Response

CFD Drone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 1, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department adds Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Response Readiness

The Charlottesville Fire Department added Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the department’s response capability...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

CFD Captains Graduate from Virginia Officer Academies

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 25, 2021

CFD Captains Graduate Virginia Officer Academies

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Two Charlottesville Fire Department captains graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer and Virginia Chief Officer Academy last week.

Captain Lance Bla...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

CFD Publishes Annual Report

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department has published its FY21 Annual Report using ArcGIS Story Maps

The Charlottesville Fire Department has released its FY21 Annual Report using a web-based applicati...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For the first time in 165 years, the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) will promote four firefighters to the rank of Captain&nb...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

City Proclamation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Assistant Fire Marshal Stephen Walton is honored with a proclamation recognizing his 50 years of service and dedication to the City of Charlot...

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