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The Appalachia Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new members who want to serve and give back to the community. If you are at least 14 years old, we invite you to share your talents and a little bit of your time with us by becoming a volunteer firefighter or junior member.

No experience necessary! Bring a willingness to learn and we'll provide all the training and equipment you will need. Before long you'll be helping your neighbors when they need help the most.

Don't want to battle a fire, throw a ladder or wrestle a hose, but still want to serve. We have administrative and auxiliary volunteer opportunities too.

Please fill out the information below and we will contact you providing more information about us.  Thank you for intrest in the Appalachia Fire Department.  

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Jr. Fire Fighter - (Ages 14 to 17 Years)




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Recent Calls

Wed. Aug 27th 2014
Structure fire on Oak Street

Appalachia Fire Company 3 was dispatched just after 05:00 for a fully involved structure fire located on Oak Street. Upon arr...

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Tue. Aug 26th 2014
Fully involved vehicle fire from a head on motor vehicle crash

AFD Company 3 was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Kent Junction Road just north of the Dunbar Road entrance. Wise C...

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Sun. May 25th 2014
Structure Fire in Roda

AFD Company 3 was dispatched to a working structure fire in the 1500 block of Roda. Engine 33 arrived on scene. A quick ...

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Wed. Nov 12th 2014
Appalachia Fire Department is HIRING!!

The Appalachia Fire Department is hiring part-time positions for:Firefighter II/Driver OperatorFirefighter/EMTFi refighter/AL...

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Wed. Nov 6th 2013
AFD Announces 2013 Halloween Costume Winners.

On October 31st., 2013 Halloween Night the Appalachia Fire Department held its 1st. Annual Halloween judging contest.  T...

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Tue. Apr 30th 2013


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2014 Call Volume
  Fire EMS
Jan 21 36
Feb 10 33
Mar 15 45
Apr 30 33
May 20 50
Jun 18 37
Jul 14 44
Aug 21 78
Sep 18 45
Oct 15 41
Nov 18 43
Dec 10 25
Total 210 510

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Appalachia, VA  24216




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