Promotions

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is pleased to announce the following uniformed and civilian promotions.Promotions

The following individual has been promoted to Battalion Chief:

  • Matthew Lopez

The following individual has been promoted to Lieutenant:

  • Brian Steele

The following individual has been promoted to Technician:

  • Nathan White

The following individual has achieved a Proficiency Designation as a Master Technician – Haz Mat:

  • Brian McNew

Civilian Promotions

  • Benjamin Williams has been promoted to Engineer III.
  • Luis Rosales has been promoted to Network/Telecommunications Analyst III

Acting Capacity Promotions

The following individuals have been promoted (acting) to Technician:

  • William Corcoran
  • Anthony Karashowsky
  • Kelyn Lampkin
  • James Young
  • Mitchell Zumwalt

Congratulations to all on their promotions! Best wishes and stay safe in your new assignments.

MEDIA: Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Hosts Fireworks Safety Demonstration

FSD 2017Members of the media are invited to attend a fireworks safety demonstration hosted by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Firefighters and Fire Prevention personnel will be detonating live fireworks using props to show the dangers of illegal fireworks. Personnel will be available to answer questions and provide safety tips.

WHEN: Friday, June 23, at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Training Academy, 4600 West Ox Road, Fairfax, VA 22030

CONTACT: Ashley Hildebrandt, Public Information Officer, Public Affairs Office 703.246.3801

 

Forever Family

Technician Al Doughty (ret) sadly passed away approximately four months ago. Over the weekend his son, Darrius, was preparing to graduate from high school. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department members surprised Darrius by showing up to his graduation in his dad’s place to greet and support him.

Congratulations to Darrius on your graduation from high school! You will always be a part of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department family.

 

Girls Fire and Rescue Academy Registration Opens Monday

Girls Fire and Rescue AcademyThe Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, is excited to announce its Girls Fire and Rescue Academy summer camp, taking place from July 17 – 21, 2017. The Academy is open to female students that are Fairfax County residents (ages 14 to 15) and is completely free of charge to participants.

The Academy will provide a unique insight into life as a Firefighter/EMT to encourage young women to consider the fire service as a career, either after high school or college.

Registration opens during the morning of Monday, June 19 at: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fr/