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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting - Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - March 9 2021

The Goochland County Department of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services and the Goochland Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) invite you to join us at a virtual public meeting on March 9th, 2021, from 5-7pm via Zoom.

A flyer with information about the Virtual Public Meeting for the Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update is available here Virtual Public Meeting - Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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Additional Info... Fire-Rescue
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Goochland County & Goochland County Fire Rescue Encourages Residents to Practice Generator Safety

VDEM Generator Safety

Over the last 72 hours Goochland County Fire Rescue responded to four incidents involving generators during the winter weather.

Over the last 72 hours Goochland County Fire Rescue responded to four incidents involving generators during the winter weather.  The incidents included 1 generator fire and 3 homes with dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide gas from generato...

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Generator Safety... Fire-Rescue
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Virginia Department of Forestry - 4:00 P.M. Burning Law in Effect Through April 30th

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The Virginia Department of Forestry 4 p.m. Burn Law is in effect from February 15th through April 30th.

The Virginia Department of Forestry 4 p.m. Burn Law is in effect from February 15th through April 30th.

The 4:00 PM Burning Law specifies:

  • No burning until AFTER 4:00 p.m. February 15 through April 30 of each year, if the fire is in or within 300 feet of woo...
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Posted on: January 10, 2021

Fire Safety Awareness - Proper Disposal of Hot Coals and Ashes

Fire Rescue - Metal Bucket for Disposal of Ashes and Coals

Goochland County Fire-Rescue provides fire safety awareness on the proper disposal of ashes and coals.

Goochland County Fire-Rescue provides fire safety awareness on the proper disposal of ashes and coals.

Each year, Goochland County Fire-Rescue responds to fires that are caused by improper disposal of hot coals or ashes from fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet...
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