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Lorton Volunteer Fire Department

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Emergency & Safety
  • Health & Medicine
  • Seniors
  • Women

Location

7701 Armistead RoadLorton, VA 22079 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

MISSION: The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department provides the highest quality services to protect the lives, property and environment of our community. CORE VALUES: (1) Integrity - We commit to honest, trustworthy, and ethical behavior (2)Professional Excellence - We support continuous training, mentoring, and professional development to ensure the best possible service for our community (3)Health, Safety and Wellness - We commit to providing the best health, safety and wellness programs for our members' well-being and operational readiness (4) Diversity - We are dedicated to embracing and reflecting diversity throughout our department and community (5) Teamwork and Shared Leadership - Teamwork and shared leadership are integral to our department; we will seek out and engage our workforce (6) Community Engagement - We commit to fulfilling our responsibility and to deepening our involvement in the community we serve.

Description

The Lorton Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Station 19, is one of 12 private, non-for-profit fire companies working in partnership with Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, to provide emergency and non-emergency services to protect lives, property, and the environment across our community and the county. Our volunteer Firefighters, EMTs, and administrative personnel take pride in serving their friends and neighbors in the community. Our doors are always open to new volunteers. Learn about the basics of volunteering and apply today!!

Since 1954 the Lorton Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad has been a proud cornerstone of the Lorton community. We have been the home for hundreds of unpaid volunteers EMTs and firefighters who support our incredible 24/7 career staff and operate on our volunteer-owned fire and medical apparatus. Last year alone our station responded to over 5,000 calls in Lorton, Fairfax Station, Mason Neck, Gunston, Fort Belvoir, Springfield, and along I-95. These emergencies included fires, car accidents, natural disasters, hazardous materials emergencies, medical emergencies, and terrorist attacks, among many others.

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