Fire and EMS Memorial Service

The 2017 Fire and EMS Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 3 at the Richmond Raceway Complex.

Please join us for the service and a reception immediately after. The service begins at 12 p.m. and is open to the public.

Memorial Day

Our offices statewide will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.

Book Store Going Out of Business Sale

The VDFP Bookstore will close permanently on July 1, 2017. In the meantime, we are having a “Going Out of Business Sale.”  Prices on our entire inventory are reduced, while supplies last. Please note:  The reduced pricing applies to phone orders only.

Click here for a list of Major Titles included in the sale.

2017 Fire & EMS Memorial Service

The 20th Annual Virginia Fallen Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Richmond International Raceway Complex’s Main Exhibition Hall.

Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services personnel who died in the line of duty or have been recognized by the Virginia Line of Duty Act in the last year will be honored for their bravery and dedicated public service. This year’s service will pay tribute to Battalion Chief Louis Stark of City of Newport News Fire Department, Firefighter/Paramedic Timothy Killian of James City County Fire Department, and Fire Chief Robert Baber of Crozet Volunteer Fire Department.

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National Fire Academy Training Weekend

The Virginia-Tennessee National Fire Academy Training Weekend will be held September 22-24, 2017 in Emmittsburg, MD. Deadline for registrations is August 8, 2017.  Please read the attached informational flyer. It includes important information concerning registration and the requirement for attendees to have a FEMA Student Identification Number.

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VDFP Stakeholder Meetings

The Virginia Department of Fire Programs is hosting a series of Stakeholder Input Meetings to provide an opportunity for in-put and feedback from Virginias Fire Service. We cordially invite you attend these to give feedback and input that will assist the Virginia Department of Fire Programs to better service Virginias Fire Service.

Stakeholder Input Meetings Schedule