The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is pleased to announce the following uniformed and civilian promotions.
The following individual has been promoted to Battalion Chief:
The following individual has been promoted to Lieutenant:
The following individual has been promoted to Technician:
The following individual has achieved a Proficiency Designation as a Master Technician – Haz Mat:
- 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.
Please consider leaving fireworks to the professionals.
Members 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
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.
In this episode, we talk with Dr. John Schreiber of Pediatric Specialists of Virginia and Inova Children’s Hospital. He’s going to talk to us about Pediatric Seizure Classifications and care.
The 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/