Alexandria Fire Department
Today, the Alexandria Fire Department employs more than 300 professional personnel, which include firefighters, paramedics, fire prevention staff and administrative support. A network of 10 stations protects nearly 16 square miles. Among the department's specialized teams are the Northern Virginia Regional Hazardous Materials Team, Technical Rescue, Marine Operations and the Special Operations teams.
The Alexandria Fire Department has an Insurance Services Office (ISO) fire rating of 2. The ISO fire rating reflects how well a fire department can protect your community and home. Insurance companies use this rating to help set home insurance rates, as a home that is less likely to be severely damaged or destroyed by a fire is cheaper to insure. The highest ISO fire rating is a 1. Visit Community Risk Reduction (CRR) for more about the services AFD provides to protect the residents, businesses, and visitors of Alexandria.
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Station 201 Bay Floor Improvement
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Pool Addressing Project
Alexandria Fire Stations
In the event of an emergency, call 911. For non-emergencies, call (703) 746-4444.
The Alexandria Fire Department responds to more than 20,000 emergency calls a year, from 9 fire stations strategically located across the City of Alexandria. The Fire Department also maintains training facilities, a maintenance shop, and a health and wellness clinic for personnel at Station 202 in the Del Ray area of the city.