Fire and Rescue

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Now Offering In-Home Life Safety Assessments

The Winchester Fire and Rescue Department’s (WFRD) Community Risk Reduction Division will begin offering in-home life safety assessments and group presentations this month. The team will follow the National Fire Prevention Association’s (NFPA) Remembering When™: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults guide that seeks to solve two problems common for seniors – fires and falls. Click here for details.


Fire & Rescue Long Term Master Plan Study

The City of Winchester and Winchester Fire & Rescue Department (WFRD) is working with Emergency Services Consulting International, a consulting firm specializing in assisting local governments, to facilitate a strategic planning process for the City. The purpose of the study is to conduct a comprehensive review of the Winchester Fire and Rescue Department, identify future needs, and provide recommendations for moving the department forward. See detailed document.


Fire & Rescue Strategic Plan 2021 - 2026

See detailed document.

2020 Annual Report and Quick Stats

This flyer is an overview of the Winchester Fire and Rescue services provided during calendar 2020.

2020 stats flyer section

View the Fire & Rescue 2020 Annual Report online or download a PDF copy here. 2021 Annual Report coming soon.


Fire Chief Jon Henschel

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