The City of Fairfax Professional Firefighters and Paramedics is an employee group comprised of the uniformed…More employees of the City of Fairfax Fire Department. They are committed to serving the citizens of Fairfax City, upgrading the image of the firefighter and paramedic, and improvement of it's members in all aspects of their vocation. They are often involved in community events as well as promoting fire safety education through their monthly community newsletter.
Their website www.fairfaxfire.org is updated on a regular basis and is a source of fire and emergency news within Fairfax City.
Approximately 80 volunteers work alongside career firefighters to provide emergency medical, fire and rescue services…More to Fairfax City and the immediate surrounding areas, including George Mason University.
Potential members have to move through four statuses before being recognized as a full member of the fire force: recognized, probationary, full and life. All candidates must complete orientation training, pass a physical exam, ride along with professional firefighters, finish firefighter or EMS qualification training, and complete 40 hours of training every year.
Additional auxiliary volunteers are needed for fundraising efforts and staffing events, like fire station bingo.