Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Does the department give away smoke detectors?
  2. Does the Fire Department fill swimming pools?
  3. Where do I learn more about volunteering?

  1. Does the department give away smoke detectors?

    Yes! Thanks to a generous grant from FEMA, we have 2,000 smoke detectors to distribute to residents of Essex County and the town of Tappahannock. Click here to request yours.

  2. Does the Fire Department fill swimming pools?

    Unfortunately, due to chemicals sometimes used in our trucks, we are unable to fill swimming pools.

  3. Where do I learn more about volunteering?

    Please visit our volunteer page for more details, or give us a call at 1-855-90-TEVFD