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City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
Fire Department
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Welcome to the Alexandria Fire Department

Chief Robert Dube imagefirecollage1Dedicated to our Community, Our Profession and Each Other

The Alexandria Fire Department employs more than 250 professional personnel, which include firefighters, paramedics, fire prevention staff and administrative support. A network of nine stations protects 15 square miles. Among the department's specialized teams are the Northern Virginia Regional Hazardous Materials Team, Technical Rescue, Marine Operations and the Special Operations Team.

Alexandria also has a volunteer organization, the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD). The AVFD has served the citizens of our fine City for more than two hundred years. AVFD members provide assistance in the areas of firefighting, emergency medical services, communications, canteen and administration.

- Chief Robert C. Dubé

Important Link

To learn more about the operation and functions of the Alexandria Fire Department, we invite you to spend some time browsing through our web site. Not only will you find numerous "links of information" but a breakdown and explanation of the services we provide. There is something for everyone -- from safety tips for kids to adult educational topics. Have fun! And remember, "Be fire safe, NOT a fire statistic."

900 Second Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.5200
Fax: 703.838.5093
TTY: 703.838.4896

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.