Fauquier County Department of Fire Rescue           & Emergency Management                                    

62 Culpeper Street                                                                                                                       Warrenton, Virginia 20186                                                                                                                    
Administration / Operations- 540-422- 8800
Training - 540-422-8820




This page contains the Standard Operating Guidelines that pertain to both to DFREM and VFRA. Operational policies and guidelines for the Department are developed and implemented through the Fire Operations Group (FOG), with final approval and adoption by the Chiefs of the Departments representing the various agencies.

Fire Operations

2.01 Respiratory Protection

2.02 Maintaining Status of Apparatus
2.03 Incident Command

2.04 Medic Unit Response to Fire Incidents

2.05 RIT Command and Operations Manual
2.06 Single Family Dwelling Operations Manual
2.07 Rescue Engine
2.08 Staffing of Battalion Chiefs
2.09 SCBA
2.10 PASS
2.11 Rural Water Supply
Minimum Staffing

Quick Reference Guides   

Command Resource Guide

RIT Command and Operational Procedures (NOVA)

Single Family Dwellings (NOVA)
SFD Presentation
SFD Cheat Sheet
SFD Manual Addendum
SFD Unit Position and Assignment Summary
Structural Collape Incident Worksheet
Mayday Command checklist
Mayday Resource Guide
NOVA Quick Reference Guide
Mass Casualty Incident Plan
MCI Manual (NOVA)
Confined Space Entry Permit
Confined Space Worksheet
Hazardous Materials Resource Guide
Bomb Threat Worksheet
Bomb Information
Water Supply Template

Apparatus Driver Release Manual

Annex A Ambulance

Annex B Brush Units

Annex C Pumpers and Tankers

Annex D Heavy Rescue

Annex E Aerial Ladder

Annex F Utility Vehicles

  Communications Procedures:   

5.00 Communications Division Guidelines

04.000 Phantom Boxes

04.001 FCC Regulations

04.002 Alarm Dispatching System

04.003 Fire Response Assignments

04.004 Multiple Alarm Fires

04.005 Station Transfers

04.006 Go in service, reduced speed, and hold at station

04.007 Emergency Procedures

04.008 Communications with mobiles and portables

04.009 Emergency Medical Dispatch

04.010 Suspension of Emergency Medical Dispatch

04.011 Daily Announcements and Emergency Information

04.012 Storm Emergency

04.013 Hospital Diversion

04.014 Response Time Limits

04.015 EMS Incidents and Staffing

04.016 Mutual Aid














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