Recent Calls
Wed. Mar 4th 2015
AFD Swiftwater Rescue Team Deployed

The AFD Swiftwater Rescue Team was recently deployed to during some recent flooding. Several residents became trapped in ther...

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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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News Headlines
Sun. Apr 5th 2015
AFD welcomes new firefighter recruits

AFD welcomes the following firefighter recruits: Firefighter Blake Skeen, Firefighter Cody Bishop and Firefighter Steve ...

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Membership Application


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.  

Positions Available:


Technical Rescue 

Driver / Operator

Fire Corps

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




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Appalachia Fire Department
104 Powell Street
Appalachia, VA 24216
Non-Emergency: 276-565-0732
Emergency: 911
Fax: 276-565-0733
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