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City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
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Welcome to the Alexandria Fire Department

Dedicated to our Community, Our Profession and Each Other 

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         Andrew D. Snead
         Fire Chief (Interim)

 andrew.snead@alexandriava.gov 


The Alexandria Fire Department employs more than 250 professional personnel, which include firefighters, paramedics, fire prevention staff and administrative support. A network of nine stations protects 15 square miles. Among the department’s specialized teams are the Northern Virginia Regional Hazardous Materials Team, Technical Rescue, Marine Operations and the Special Operations Team.

Alexandria also has a volunteer organization, the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD). The AVFD has served the citizens of our fine City for more than two hundred years. AVFD members provide assistance in the areas of firefighting, emergency medical services, communications, canteen and administration.

 

 
Andrew D. Snead Named Alexandria's Interim Fire Chief
The City has appointed Assistant Fire/EMS Chief Andrew D. Snead as Interim Fire Chief for the Alexandria Fire Department. Snead replaces Adam K. Thiel, who has resigned to accept the position of Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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900 Second Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.5200
Fax: 703.838.5093
TTY: 703.838.4896

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.