Press Releases

  1. CFD Press Release FBInsta (edit)

    Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Conduct Holiday Business Inspections

    To ensure our community's safety during this time, CFD personnel will conduct annual holiday inspections from now until December 31, 2022. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Host Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony

    The Charlottesville Fire Department will host its annual awards and recognition ceremony on Thursday, October 27th at 10 a.m. The event will be held at City Space on the historic Downtown Mall. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalion Chief

    The Charlottesville Fire Department promotes Assistant Fire Marshal Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalion Chief. Read on...
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    Deputy Michael Thomas Appointed Interim Fire Chief of the Charlottesville Fire Department

    Interim City Manager Michael C. Rogers has appointed Michael L. Thomas to serve as Interim Fire Chief for the Charlottesville Fire Department. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Assistant Fire Marshal to Battalion Chief

    The Charlottesville Fire Department promotes Assistant Fire Marshal Captain Jonathan Williams to Battalion Chief. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes New Battalion Chiefs

    The Charlottesville Fire Department will promote new Battalion Chiefs effective September 17, 2022. Read on...
  7. CFD Fire Prevention Press Release Thumb 8-25-2022

    Charlottesville Fire Department Deploys Fire Prevention Devices Throughout City Neighborhoods

    The Charlottesville Fire Department will deploy state-of-the-art 21st century stovetop fire stop devices, smoke alarms, and carbon monoxide alarms in September. Read on...
  8. Fire Department

    Charlottesville Fire Department Welcomes New Emergency Services Program Specialist

    Charlottesville Fire Department hires new EMS Billing and Compliance Specialist, David Davies. Read on...
  9. Fire Department

    Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status

    The Charlottesville Fire Department received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. Read on...
  10. Fire Department

    Charlottesville Fire Department to Deploy Chest Compression Devices and Video Intubation Equipment.

    Charlottesville Fire Department to deploy 21st-century medical devices to improve cardiac arrest patient care and enhance personnel safety. Read on...
  11. Fire Department

    CFD to host its first-ever Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp

    Charlottesville Fire Department will host its 2022 Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp to encourage women to seek career opportunities in the fire/EMS services profession. Read on...
  12. Fire Department

    Charlottesville Fire Department announces the promotion of a new Deputy Chief

    On August 1, 2022, the Charlottesville Fire Department will appoint its newest Deputy Chief of Operations, Scott Carpenter. Read on...
  13. Thomas

    Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

    The Charlottesville Fire Department welcomes the new Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction. Read on...
  14. Charlottesville Fire Department

    Stop The Bleed Training

    CFD Partners with The B.U.C.K SQUAD to provide life-saving skills. Read on...
  15. Captain Link

    Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

    Newly promoted CFD Captain, Michael Link, has graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer Academy. Read on...
  16. HazMat Training

    CFD Staff Complete HazMat Training

    Four Charlottesville firefighters have completed hazardous materials training. Read on...
  17. Charlottesville Fire Department

    CFD Fire Engine Headed to Sister City

    Charlottesville Fire Department is donating a fire truck to the sister city of Winneba, Ghana. Read on...
  18. Charlottesville Fire Department

    Update: July House Fire that Killed Two was Accidental

    Charlottesville Fire Marshals determine the house fire on Cherry Ave in July started by accident. Read on...
  19. CFD Drone

    CFD Adds Drones to Response

    Charlottesville Fire Department adds Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Response Readiness Read on...
  20. Fire Department

    Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

    For the first time in 165 years, the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) will promote four firefighters to the rank of Captain at the same time. Read on...
  21. City Proclamation

    Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

    Assistant Fire Marshal Stephen Walton is honored with a proclamation recognizing his 50 years of service to the City of Charlottesville. Read on...
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