Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Department is an entirely volunteer operated agency,
serving Essex County and the town of Tappahannock, Virginia. We serve our community from three
located in the north, south, and central parts of our county.
Our department provides fire suppression, fire prevention programs, vehicle extrication, hazardous
materials response, Emergency Medical Services assist, and disaster response.
Our 50 plus members are a well dedicated and trained
group that takes great pride in the services we provide.
A large majority of our members are Commonwealth of Virginia certified in many areas including Firefighter I and
II; Haz-Mat Awareness and Operations; Driver/operator; Vehicle Extrication; and First Responder.