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2020 Fire Incidents
Jan 33
Feb 34
Mar 28
Apr 21
May 23
Jun 36
Jul 35
Aug 49
Sep 28
Oct 39
Nov 26
Dec 25
Total 377

Past Fire Incidents and Vol Hours
2019 442 10244.5
2018 477 10750.5
2017 430 7529.0
2016 311 3829.0
2015 206 3493.5
2014 185 5539.5
2013 210 7848.2
2012 197 6961.0
2011 205 7312.0
2010 182 20526.0
2009 209 18521.0
Total 3054 102554.2

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Welcome to the Official Website for Goochland Courthouse Volunteer Fire Rescue Company 5


Welcome to Courthouse Company 5's website!  We are here to protect and serve you, the citizens of Goochland County, with the highest levels of professionalism and care when you need us most.  Our highly trained Volunteer Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics stand ready to be there when you call.  Our website is a work in progress and we look forward to making continued improvements so that we can serve you better with news, information and updates on everything going on at Company 5.

We are located at 2710 Fairground Road in front of the Food Lion shopping center.  If you are interested in joining us, please click on the Join Us tab above and one of our officers will contact you.  If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please click on the 'Donate' button on the Left.  If you have an emergency, please Dial 911.  We thank you for your support!

Santa Runs the Courthouse!

District Chief David Dowdy, November 27

Courthouse Company 5 is excited to announce that our 2020 Santa Runs will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights, December 15th-17th! As Santa's magic keeps him safe from COVID, we want to make sure all of our friends and neighbors remain safe as well, so we would encourage everyone to maintain appropriate social distancing as Santa travels through your neighborhood. Our neighborhood ... (Full Story & Photos)

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District Chief David Dowdy, November 08

Goochland Courthouse Company 5 is pleased to announce that we will be holding our annual Pancake Breakfast With Santa! This FREE event will be held on Saturday, December 19th from 8am to 10am. In an effort to help keep everyone safe, this year's Pancake Breakfast with Santa will be a 'Drive Thru' style event. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, bacon, apples with all the fixins' and your choice ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Member Elizabeth Rudd, November 24

It is almost Turkey Day! Check out these great reminders and safety tips as you prepare for Thanksgiving Day.
**Make sure you have a fully stocked first aid kit in a convenient location, as well as know how to use each of the items in the box.
Some of the top medical incidents related to Thanksgiving include:
-Scalds and burns
-Cuts and lacerations
-Undercooked food/Food poisoning
-Overindulging ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Turkey Fryer Danger

Member Elizabeth Rudd, November 23

The NFPA does not recommend using turkey fryers. Take a minute to watch this short video on the dangers of frying a turkey. (Full Story)

Thanksgiving Fire Prevention

Member Elizabeth Rudd, November 23

Thanksgiving is a day for thankfulness, spending time with friends and family and of course eating delicious foods, but it also the leading day for house fires. Look at the safety checklist below and as always make sure your smoke detectors are in working order.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Elizabeth Rudd, November 11

Goochland County Fire Rescue received a call at 6:40pm on November 9,2020 for a water rescue on the James River at Wakins Landing. The incident was a search and rescue for one victim who was paddle boarding and when the sunset occurred they became disoriented to their location, knowing they were far away from their destination they were able to make a call to a friend before their cell phone battery ... (Full Story & Photos)


Member Elizabeth Rudd, October 16

Congratulations to Courthouse Company 5 Firefighter Bobby Rudd! On Thursday evening, 10/15/20, Bobby was presented with the Dewitt Clinton Masonic Lodge Goochland County Fire & Rescue Company 5 Fire and Rescue Firefighter of the Year award. Many throughout Goochland County were recognized for their outstanding work and dedication to the citizens of Goochland County. We are thankful that despite ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Elizabeth Rudd, October 11

Too often First Responders lose their lives or become injured on the side of the road. These deaths and injuries don’t need to happen. Accidents happen, but there are things you can do to protect first responders. First, DDD: Don’t Drive Distracted. Second, Slow Down and Move Over when you see flashing lights. Please respect the roadways as we are out there protecting the community so we can all return ... (Full Story & Photos)


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