Services and Programs

Services

  • Application For Open Burning - Application for open burning and guidelines.
  • Citizen Complaint Form (Fire) - The Henrico County Division of Fire is proud to provide internationally accredited Fire and EMS services to the citizens of Henrico County and its visitors. The Division of Fire strives to treat all people with respect, empathy, and politeness.
  • Citizen Compliment Form (Fire) - The Division of Fire annually recognizes employees who have gone “above and beyond” at our Awards Ceremony and your submitted compliments help us with that recognition process.
  • CPR/First Aid Classes - Training in CPR and first aid is offered to citizens by the Henrico County volunteer rescue squads.
  • Create a Business Emergency Plan - Henrico County Office of Emergency Management (HOEM) has developed these templates to help State licensed facilities meet the requirement for developing Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans (CEMP).
  • Fire / EMS Reports - Obtain copies of Fire and EMS reports.
  • Fire Apparatus Visit/Demo - Citizens may request that an engine come out for an event such as a community day or block party.
  • Fire Education Programs/Firefighter Speaker Request - Make a request to have a firefighter speak at your group meeting, request information on fire programs such as Junior Firefighter Program, Fourth Grade Fire and Life Safety Program and more.
  • Fire Extinguisher Training - The Henrico County Division of Fire will provide Fire Extinguisher Training to County Employees and Community Groups. The program includes a lecture on the types of fires most likely encountered, extinguishment theory, and the proper way to use an extinguisher safely. There will likely be a demonstration and / or the participants may have an opportunity to use a simulator or discharge a real extinguisher. This is a familiarization program, not a certification class. Ideal class size: 12 - 15 students. A Community Services Firefighter will make this 40 – 60 minute presentation.
  • Smoke Alarm Assistance - Citizens may request assistance to have a working smoke alarm.
  • Special Event Staffing/Hire EMT and/or Paramedics - The Division of Fire is able to provide Emergency Medical Technicians and/or Paramedics to assist with Special Events held in the County. Monetary payment of these off-duty personnel is provided by the promotor of the event.
  • Volunteering - Henrico Fire maintains an extremely limited number of volunteer firefighters. It is recommended that you contact a local Volunteer Rescue Squad to inquire about volunteer opportunities.

Programs

  • Building Inspections for Fire Safety - The Division of Fire performs business inspections. Neighborhood Fire Stations perform a basic business inspection.
  • Citizens Fire Academy - The Henrico Citizens’ Fire Academy is open to any interested participant 18 years of age and older.
  • Donations to the Fire Prevention Fund - Donations to the Fire Prevention Fund or property for training purposes.
  • Fire Explorers Post 651 - The purpose of these programs is to provide experiences to help young people mature into responsible and caring adults. These programs emphasize: career opportunities, life skills, citizenship, character education, and leadership experience
  • Fire Station Visit / Tour - Information about visiting a fire station and taking a tour of the fire station.
  • Henrico Alert - Henrico Alert is one of the many tools that Henrico County Public Safety officials can use to notify you of critical information like evacuation notices to missing child alerts
  • Henrico CERT - The purpose of HCCERT is to provide training to citizens to help cope in the time period immediately following a disaster when local public safety resources may be overwhelmed. HCCERT’s learn basic first aid, search and rescue, and fire suppression techniques.

Resources

  • EMS Training Schedules - Learn when EMS continuing education is available.
  • Fire Hydrants - Fire hydrants in Henrico County are the responsibility of the County's Department of Public Utilities (DPU). They Perform all installation, maintenance and testing of hydrants.
  • Fireworks - Information on legality of fireworks in Henrico County
  • SARA Title III / Tier II - SARA Title III Information and Tier II reporting

Contact Us

Fire

Main Receptionist
(804) 501-4900

firedept@henrico.us

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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