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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Conduct Holiday Business Inspections

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Conduct Holiday Business Inspections

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – To ensure our community's safety during this time, CFD personnel will conduct annual holiday inspec...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Host Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 24, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will host its annual awards and recognition ceremony on Thursday, October...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalion Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 20, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalion Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department promotes Assistant Fire Marshal Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalio...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Deputy Michael Thomas Appointed Interim Fire Chief of the Charlottesville Fire Department

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2022

Deputy Chief Michael Thomas Appointed Interim Fire Chief of the Charlottesville Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Interim City Manager Michael C. Rogers has appointed Michael L. Thomas to serve as Interim Fire Chief...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Assistant Fire Marshal to Battalion Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 14, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) promotes Assistant Fire Marshal to Battalion Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department promotes Assistant Fire Marshal Captain Jonathan Williams to...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes New Battalion Chiefs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 8, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes New Battalion Chiefs

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will promote new Battalion Chiefs effective September 17, 2022. 

Fire Chie...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Deploys Fire Prevention Devices Throughout City Neighborhoods

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 25, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Deploys Fire Prevention Devices Throughout City Neighborhoods

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will deploy state-of-the-art, 21st century stovetop fire stop device...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Welcomes New Emergency Services Program Specialist

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 22, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Welcomes New Emergency Services Program Specialist

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Fire Department hires new EMS Billing and Compliance Specialist.

The Charlottesville Fire ...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status

Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 18, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation Interna...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

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

Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2022

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

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department will deploy 21st-century medical devices to improve cardiac arrest p...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

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

Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 22, 2022

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

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Tuesday, July 26, 2022, the Charlottesville Fire Department will host its first Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp in its 166-year history, to en...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department announces the promotion of a new Deputy Chief

Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department announces the promotion of a new Deputy Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On August 1, 2022, the Charlottesville Fire Department will appoint its newest Deputy Chief of Operations, Scott...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

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June 14, 2022

 Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department welcomes the new Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction.

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Stop The Bleed Training

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 26, 2022

Stop The Bleed Training

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - CFD Partners with The B.U.C.K SQUAD to provide life-saving skills.

Thursday, the Charlottesville Fire Department will provide Stop the Bleed training to a local volunteer group...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

Captain Link

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Newly promoted CFD Captain, Michael Link, has graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer Academy.  

Captain Michael Link attended the Virgi...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 9, 2022

CFD Staff Complete HazMat Training

HazMat Training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFEBRUARY 9, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Four Charlottesville firefighters have completed hazardous materials training.

Last week, four firefighters from the Charlottesville Fire Department completed a rigorous training course at the Cent...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 22, 2001

CFD Fire Engine Headed to Sister City

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 22, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department is donating a fire truck to Charlottesville's sister city Winneba, Ghana.

The fire engine is a 2003 Pierce Quantum that was a critical part of the Char...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Update: July House Fire that Killed Two was Accidental

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 10, 2021

July House Fire that Killed Two was Accidental

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -Charlottesville fire marshals determined the house fire on Cherry Ave in July started by accident.

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, the Charlottesville Fir...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

CFD Adds Drones to Response

CFD Drone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 1, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department adds Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Response Readiness

The Charlottesville Fire Department added Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the department’s response capability...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For the first time in 165 years, the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) will promote four firefighters to the rank of Captain&nb...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

City Proclamation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Assistant Fire Marshal Stephen Walton is honored with a proclamation recognizing his 50 years of service and dedication to the City of Charlot...

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