Neighbors helping neighbors

STVFD is always looking for new members. Firefighting is a rewarding way to provide a vital service for your community while becoming part of our family of volunteers.

No experience needed. Set up a ride along today!

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The Seminole Trail Volunteer Fire Department is made up of about sixty volunteers - a unique mix of local residents and students from all walks of life.

STVFD is the busiest fire station in Albemarle County. It responds to over 2,000 incidents each year, including fires, motor vehicles accidents, and medical emergencies.

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Are your smoke detectors in date? Do they have fresh batteries? Make sure your home is safe!

STVFD provides free smoke detector installation to those who need it - click to learn more.

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North Garden Acquired Structure Training

On 27 August, firefighters from STVFD had the opportunity to fight live fire in a building scheduled for demolition.  Station 8 crews joined firefighters from all over the county to practice fire attack techniques in a realistic training setting.  Several training evolutions were completed before the structure was demolished. Many thanks to North Garden Volunteer

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9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

On the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks,  a number of Station 8 members represented STVFD at the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in Richmond, along with our brothers from Albemarle County Fire Rescue. It was an amazing experience in which 343 firefighters, police officers, and members of the military from across the region came

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UVa Fall recruitment and STVFD Open House

It’s that time of year again! With UVA students making their way back to school, Seminole Trail Volunteer Fire Department is looking to add even more students to its ranks. About 60% of the active members at STVFD are either past or current students, making the fall recruitment events very important for the department. Fall

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