Goochland County Fire-Rescue has been a beacon of safety and service since it was established in 1951. For more than seven decades, our organization has been at the forefront of emergency response in our community and has evolved and grown into a modern, innovative department while also upholding our rich traditions that have helped define us.
Our organization is a blend of dedicated volunteers and career members, each contributing their unique skills and experiences to shape our department. Our members are united by a shared commitment to excellence and to the safety and well-being of the residents of Goochland County.
Our core values are the heart of our identity: accountability, community, compassion, integrity, and dedication. These principles help guide our every action and decision, shaping the way we interact with our community. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standard, understanding the profound trust that the community places in us.
Our commitment to our community goes beyond our call of duty. We are not just first responders; we are neighbors and friends. Community engagement is a cornerstone of our core values, and we take pride in being an active and integral part of Goochland County. Through outreach, education, and collaboration, we continue to enhance the preparedness and community spirit of our residents, businesses, and organizations.
As we reflect on our history and look to the future, Goochland County Fire-Rescue remains dedicated to our mission: To provide the highest quality, comprehensive Fire, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Management in an efficient, effective, accountable, and compassionate manner.
We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our dedicated team, our history, membership, and the various ways we contribute to the safety of Goochland County. Thank you for entrusting us with your safety – we are honored to serve you!
Our Mission, Vision, & Core Values
Mission: To provide the highest quality, comprehensive Fire, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Management in an efficient, effective, accountable and compassionate manner.
Vision: Demonstrate excellence in service, safety, prevention and education through an integrated volunteer and career department honoring our past, protecting our present, and building resiliency for our future.
Core Values: Accountability, Community, Compassion, Integrity, and Dedication.
Firefighter • EMS • Auxiliary
We are always accepting applications for volunteer positions.
Goochland County Fire-Rescue is a growing department looking to build our membership of volunteers who are dedicated to teamwork, community, and excellence in training and service.