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Stanley Volunteer Fire Department


  Mission Statement

Welcome to the Stanley Volunteer Fire Departments website. Since 1948 the department has strived to provide the best service possible to maintain our goal of Saving Life and Property. The all volunteer fire department provides 24 hour fire and EMS protection along with public education with our most valuable asset, the many dedicated volunteers who give large amounts of time and energy on every call. It gives me great pride to have served as Chief of this department for the past thirty-three years.

Terry A. Pettit, Chief


Thanks to everybody for making todays Chicken Bar-B-Que a huge success.


County and Town Ordinances require that your street

Address be posted in case of an emergency. The Stanley

Volunteer Fire Department can provide you a green

reflective sign with white numbers for a $25.00 dollar

donation. Contact Chief Terry A. Pettit at 860-8225 or

leave a message at the Stanley Fire Department at 778-







Thanks to everybody for making today's Easter Breakfast a huge success  and special thanks

to the Easter Bunny for stopping by




Shenandoah, Stanley and Elkton firefighters responded to a house fire on Newport Road.






During the period February 15 through April 30 of each year, even though the precautions have been taken, it shall be unlawful, in any county or city orportion thereof organized for forest fire control under the direction of the State Forester, for any person to set fire to,or to procure another to set fire to, any brush, leaves, grass,debris or field containing dry grass or other inflammable material capable of spreading fire, located in or within 300 feet of any woodland, brushland, or field containing dry grass or other inflammable material, except between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight.


Stanley Firefighters were kept busy during the month of March answering 45 calls.




News Headlines
Mon. Jan 19th 2015
Sat. Jan 3rd 2015
Sunday, February 22, 2015 1:00 P.M. Stanley Fire Hall ***OPEN TO ALL*** ***EXCEPT MISS DIVISION IS CLOSED TO STANLEY RESIDENTS ONLY*** DOOR ENTRIES NOT ACCEPTED DOORS OPEN AT 11:30 A.M. Deadline is February 18th Beauty: ($45.00) A Queen or King and two runners-up will be awarded in each...
Mon. Jan 20th 2014
For information on renting our social hall or booking a meal contact Jimmy Rhinehart at 843-4245.
Wed. Feb 1st 2012
The Stanley  Volunteer Fire Department has an ongoing smoke detector program which is free that is one of the best in the State. For more information contact Lieutenant Keith Higgs at 652-3204 or 540-271-2978. Messages can also be left at the fire department at 540-778-3177. &nbs...
Recent Calls
Fri. Apr 25th 2014
 January 1, Thurs. 6:19 a.m. Automatic alarm at Pioneer Bank on East main Street. Engine 24, command 24 and 9 members.  January 2, Fri. 12:15 p.m. Controlled Burning on Panorama View Drive. Brush 24, command 24, support 24 and 13 members.January 3, Sat. 8:49 p.m. Lock out on West Main...
Fire Safety Tips


 Dispose of ashes from your woodstove properly. once completely cooled they can be safely be  disposed of in your garden.  Remember that ashes can stay hot for up to four days.


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Stanley Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 276
Stanley, VA 22851
Non-Emergency: 540-778-3177
Emergency: 911
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