Proudly Serving Henry County, Virginia

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The Department of Public Safety coordinates all emergency services in Henry County. Department personnel includes a Director, Deputy Director, Fire Marshal, Assistant Fire Marshal, Chief of Operations, Chief of Training and Volunteer Coordination, two Assistant Chiefs of Training and Volunteer Coordination, administrative assistant and full-time and part-time paramedic/firefighters.

Equipment for emergency management includes a mobile command post, hazardous materials response trailer, mobile air supply unit, mass casualty incident response trailer, decontamination trailer, sheltering supplies, technical hazardous operations unit, and two advanced life support ambulances. The Department also maintains a 5-story burn training structure, a fire backdraft simulator, and various hazardous materials training props. The Department provides administrative and training support to eight all-volunteer fire companies and five rescue squads. To learn more about how to become a volunteer click here.

Public Safety Offices are located in the Emergency Services Training Center and Piedmont Regional Criminal Justice Academy Building at 1024 DuPont Road, Martinsville, VA 24112. The Department also operates an EMS station at 800 Hooker Street, Martinsville.

During normal office hours (M-F 8a – 5p), you may reach the department by calling (276) 634-4660 or email us anytime.

If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1!


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