Fire and Rescue

We're Hiring!

We're looking for qualified Firefighter/EMTs to join our dedicated team. Click the recruitment link on the right for details.

NEW! 2019 Public Safety Chili Cook Off 

Non-profit organizations may sign up now to face off against the five departments that make up Winchester's Public Safety team - Fire & Rescue, Police, City Sheriff's Office, Emergency Communications, and Emergency Management. Read all the details and apply here

Message from the Fire Chief

Welcome to the City of Winchester Fire and Rescue Department’s web page.   

The City of Winchester Fire and Rescue Department is a combination department comprised of career employees and our partners with Friendship, Rouss, South End, and Shawnee Volunteer Fire Stations.  As a team, we provide fire suppression, emergency medical services, special response operations, fire prevention, and community education to our City. 

Our website is a source of information about our department, its members, emergency preparedness, response activities, safety programs, training, and special event information. 

The Winchester Fire and Rescue Department is committed to serving our community, providing responsive, compassionate and professional care. 


Chief William GarrettChief William Garrett
Winchester Fire and Rescue
21 S. Kent Street, Suite 301
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-2298
Fax (540) 542-1318
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