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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, EMS Coordinator, Deputy Fire Marshal/Fire Training Coordinator, Assistant Fire Marshal, EMS Training Coordinator, 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 material training proprs.
The Department provides administrative and training support to eight all-volunteer fire companies and five rescue squads. Are you interested in becoming a fire or rescue volunteer? If so, learn more at http://www.volunteerheroes.com.
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. Additional information is available on our transitional website at: http://www.hcdps.com.
During normal office hours, you may reach the department by calling 276.634.4660 or email us anytime.
If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1!
2011 Department Statistics
Fire Inspections - 262
Fire Investigations - 50
On Scene Fire Response - 117
On Scene EMS Response - 2,767
Smoke Alarms Installed - 183
Public Education Presentations - 37
Training Sessions Coordinated - 304
Total Student Contact Hours - 22,881
CPR Cards Issued - 920
Student Preceptor Hours - 2,136
|Address||1024 DuPont Road, |
Martinsville, VA 24112-4600