About the Department
The City of Radford Fire and Rescue Department is a combination (paid and volunteer) department that serves the City of Radford, Virginia and Radford University in addition to mutual aid with surrounding areas of Pulaski and Montgomery counties. We hope that this site will offer helpful and useful information about fire safety.
Since we are a combination department the City of Radford Fire and Rescue Department is manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This allows us to have the first response unit in service in under a minute. Additionally, our on-the-scene time is consistently under 6 minutes.
Our goal is to provide the highest levels of fire protection and life safety for the citizens and visitors of the City of Radford and the surrounding communities.
Radford Fire and Rescue Department currently consist of 13 career and 18 volunteer firefighters. The City of Radford Fire and Rescue offers the following services to its community:
- EMS Assistance
- Fire Safety Education
- Fire Suppression
- Project Lifesaver
- Smoke Detector Installations
- Vehicle Extrication
- Water Rescue and Recovery
Radford Fire and Rescue Department strives to offer the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Radford Fire and Rescue Department is currently members of the following organizations:
- International Association of Fire Chiefs
- Southwest Virginia Firefighters Association
- Virginia Department of Fire Programs
- Virginia State Firefighters Association