Fire-EMS

Hiring Process Information

Fathers Day Fest 2016
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Medic 2
photo courtesy of jeff loope
Roanoke FireEMS Truck
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Roanoke Stair Climb
Tiff and puppets
GTO Graduation 1
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Investigation Unit
Station 6 at Monterey Elementary 2015
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supporting our community in pink
Roanoke Fire-EMS is a full-service fire and emergency medical service agency providing:
  • Fire suppression services
  • Basic and advanced pre-hospital life support
  • Fire prevention and community risk reduction education programs
  • Fire investigations
  • Heavy tactical rescue (HTR)
  • Swift water rescue (SWR)
  • Regional Hazardous Materials Team
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Emergency Management
In addition to housing firefighting and EMS personnel and apparatus, Fire-EMS stations are neighborhood resources. Fire-EMS personnel at these sites help distribute important city documents, teach about fire and life safety, and provide a safe place for lost children and adults.

This department exists to protect and preserve the lives and property of residents and visitors of the City of Roanoke from damage or loss due to fire, medical emergencies, environmental hazards and traumatic accidents.