Press Releases

  1. Thomas

    Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

    The Charlottesville Fire Department welcomes the new Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction. Read on...
  2. Scott2 (2)

    CFD hires an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Training Officer

    Charlottesville Fire Department announces the hiring of Captain Quincy Scott as an EMS Training Officer within the Professional Standards Division. Read on...
  3. Chief Thomas

    CFD appoints new Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction

    Charlottesville Fire Department announces the appointment of Michael L. Thomas as the Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction. Read on...
  4. Charlottesville Fire Department

    Stop The Bleed Training

    CFD Partners with The B.U.C.K SQUAD to provide life-saving skills. Read on...
  5. 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...
  6. HazMat Training

    CFD Staff Complete HazMat Training

    Four Charlottesville firefighters have completed hazardous materials training. Read on...
  7. 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...
  8. Charlottesville Fire Department

    Weekend Apartment Fire Claims One Life

    Charlottesville Fire Department responded to the 1200 block of Carlton Ave. for a report of a fire in an apartment. Read on...
  9. 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...
  10. CFD Drone

    CFD Adds Drones to Response

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

    CFD Captains Graduate from Virginia Officer Academies

    Two Charlottesville Fire Department captains graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer and Virginia Chief Officer Academy last week. Read on...
  12. Charlottesville Fire Department

    CFD Publishes Annual Report

    The Charlottesville Fire Department has published its FY21 Annual Report using ArcGIS Story Maps Read on...
  13. 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...
  14. 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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