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2021 Fire Incidents and Hours
Jan 23 369.4
Feb 53 653.7
Mar 43 311.3
Apr 40 326
May 40 234
Jun 39 389.3
Jul 28 347
Aug 41 288.1
Sep 21 131
Total 328 3049.8

Past Fire Incidents and Vol Hours
2009 209 18521
2010 182 20526
2011 205 7312
2012 197 6961
2013 210 7848
2014 185 5539
2015 206 3493
2016 311 3829
2017 430 7529
2018 477 10750
2019 442 10244
2020 377 4621
Total 3431 107173

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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!

Company 5’s Hometown Hero’s 5k

Member Elizabeth Rudd, September 03

Email for registration:

Come join Goochland County Volunteer Fire Rescue Company 5 for our 1st annual Hometown Hero’s 5k on Saturday, October 16th. We are looking for all ages to run/walk the beautiful scenery of Tuckers Park, down by the river. This 5k can be attended in person or the option of a virtual race. Race may be converted to all virtual pending any state mandates ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 4th of July Fireworks Parking Auction!

Member Elizabeth Rudd, June 18

Goochland Courthouse Company 5 is hosting a sealed bid auction for 10 prime parking spots for the 4th of July Fireworks! Place your sealed bid at the email below for your prime spot. Winning bids are considered donations and are fully tax deductible. We will also be giving apparatus tours to the winners which is a special treat because our station remains closed to the public. We look forward to ... (Full Story & Photos)

DPO Class

Member Elizabeth Rudd, June 06

Goochland offered a DPO (Driver Pump Operator) class to our firefighters this Spring. 9 students completed the class and are awaiting their test results. We are thankful for those who gave up over two months of their Saturday’s to teach and to learn new skills!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Elizabeth Rudd, May 27

Wednesday evening, Station 5 had a “push in” ceremony for our new Tanker 656. This is a old time fire service tradition of pushing a new apparatus into the bay. We are very grateful for this new apparatus that will be an immense help to our first responders as they serve the community. Thank you to all those who were able to be there for this event.... (Full Story & Photos)

Goochland County Winter Weather Warning

Member Elizabeth Rudd, January 30

Goochland is under a Winter Weather WARNING beginning late tonight through Monday. Make sure you are prepared before the storm hits.

Have non perishable foods
Drinking water for your family and pets
Water for flushing toilets if you are on a well
Several days worth of important medications
Gas for your vehicles, generators, chainsaws and grills
Batteries, flashlights, candles
Cell phones and other ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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)


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