Fire & Rescue


The Shenandoah County Department of Fire and Rescue is committed to providing a safe community, protecting the life, property and welfare of residents and visitors to our County.

We accomplish this by delivering quality emergency services to our community. In meeting this objective, we demand of ourselves the highest professional standards and dedication to our Core Values.


Please be advised that SCFR is open for walk-in business. COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. It is highly encouraged that all visitors wear a cloth face covering or mask and maintain the social distancing standard of 6 feet apart while waiting for assistance and traveling throughout the building.

Thank you all for your patience and observance to the CDC guidance.

We appreciate you.

Shenandoah County Declares Local Emergency in response to COVID-19

Press Release 2020-03-17

For FAQs that answers questions about essential services and activity that can and cannot continue under the Executive Order please click below


To read the complete Executive Order 55 Stay at Home Order click below

Executive Order 55 Temporary-Stay-at-Home-Order

5/4/2020 Governor Northam’s Three Phase Plan to reopening Virginia

COVID Facts from Lord Fairfax Health District

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What you need to know
What to do if you were exposed to someone with confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19)?
¿Qué debe hacer si ha estado expuesto a alguien con la enfermedad coronavirus confirmado (COVID-19)?

5/26/2020        Executive Order 63 – Face Covering Requirement and Workplace Safety Regulations

6/2/2020    EO-65-Phase-Two – Entering into Phase II Friday, June 5

Emergency? Call 911!

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Our Staff

Tim Williams
Fire Chief
(540) 459-6197

David Ferguson
Fire Marshal
(540) 459-6177

Shannon Walters
Service Assistant
(540) 459-6167

Bill Streett Jr
Deputy Chief, Operations
(540) 459-6325

Courtney Cave
Deputy Chief, Training
(540) 459-6324

Wendy Bulatko
EMS Billing Technician
(540) 459-6774

Melissa Edmondson
Recruitment & Retention Officer
(540) 459-9105