King William County Fire & EMS and the volunteer departments that serve King William County are committed to protecting the people, property and the environment of the citizens and visitors of our County through professionalism and selfless acts of service.
To provide the best service possible to our citizens and visitors while becoming one of the Commonwealth’s premier volunteer systems.
King William is served by four volunteer fire departments with over 100 members. Three local volunteer rescue squads provide service to the Riverside Hospitals in Gloucester and Tappahannock; Bon Secours Regional Medical Center in Hanover; and the Medical College of Virginia Hospital and other medical facilities in the Richmond area
King William Volunteer Fire & Rescue
P.O. Box 139
Aylett, VA 23009
Physical address: 7936 Richmond-Tappahannock Hwy, Aylett 23009
Mangohick Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 715
Manquin, VA 23106
Physical address: 3493 King William Road, Aylett 23009
Mattaponi Volunteer Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 15
Walkerton, VA 23177
Physical address: 6089 Canterbury Rd, Walkerton, VA 23177
Walkerton Community Fire Association
P.O. Box 85
Walkerton, VA 23177
Physical address: 2874 Walkerton Landing Road, Walkerton, VA 23177
West Point Volunteer Fire & Rescue
P.O. Box X
West Point, VA 23181
Physical address: 421 Seventh Street, West Point, VA 23181
Fire & EMS
- Provide support to the five fire and rescue agencies that serve the County
- Act as the County Fire Marshal and enforce the State Fire Prevention Code
- Ensure that the County is prepared for all types of emergencies and maintain the Emergency Operations Plan
- Manage the response to natural or man-made disasters affecting the County through the Emergency Operations Center
- Act as the lead agency in recovery efforts to restore the County to its pre-disaster state
- Take measures to mitigate hazards in order to reduce risk to life and property in future disasters
Are You Ready?
- Get a Kit: Have a kit ready with enough food, water, shelter, and emergency supplies for 72 hours. Make sure to include copies of important documents such as birth certificates, titles, and insurance policies.
- Make a Plan: Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes so it is important to plan in advance: how you will get to a safe place; how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; and what you will do in different situations.
- Stay Informed: Before disasters occur, familiarize yourself with the warning signs of impending events and learn about local advance warning systems. During emergencies, follow radio and TV media outlets or subscribe the County’s emergency notification system for updates.
Middle Peninsula All Hazards Mitigation Plan:
King William County Emergency Operations Plan
King William County Radiological Emergency Response Plan
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
King William County
180 Horse Landing Road #4
King William, VA 23086
Phone: (804) 769-2654
Fax: (804) 769-4964
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.