The Community We Serve


The mission of this organization shall be to prevent and extinguish fires, to maintain a modern and efficient Fire Company at all times for the protection of life and property, to provide Emergency Medical Services in accordance with current Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Licensure, and to provide technical rescue and hazardous materials support in part of cooperation with other agencies and jurisdictions, while also helping the community, citizens, and visitors during their time of need.

Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company - apparatus vehicles lined up in front of station


Professional Excellence

We believe the pursuit of excellence and demonstrating high professional standards are critical to our work. To ensure the best possible service for our community, the Fire and Rescue Company supports continuous training and encourages professional development.

Health and Safety

We believe our health and safety are essential to fulfilling the Fire and Rescue Company’s mission. We are committed to providing the best health and safety programs for our members’ well-being and operational readiness.

Teamwork and Shared Leadership

We know well-functioning teams of people are more effective than individuals working separately; our lives depend on it. We believe individuals have the capacity to lead, and our organization values leadership at all levels. Teamwork and shared leadership are integral to our organization, and we will seek out and value the opinions of our members.

Effective Communication

We believe communication is essential to the cohesiveness and performance of our organization. We are committed to providing effective and responsive means of communication throughout the organization and the community.


We understand the trust placed in us by the public and our colleagues is integral to the performance of our duties. We are committed to honest and ethical behavior, and we will hold ourselves accountable to these values.

Community Service and Involvement

We believe we have a duty to be involved in the communities where we work. Our responsibility is to protect life, property, and the environment. We are committed to fulfilling our responsibility and to deepening our involvement in the community we serve. No request or inquiry will go unanswered.


We recognize and understand that the constancy of change in our community and industry impacts our business daily. We are committed to seeking out and implementing innovative and progressive thinking to address change effectively to benefit those we serve.


Develop and deliver the highest quality medical, fire suppression, technical rescue, hazardous materials, water rescue, life safety education, and fire prevention services

Maintain a leadership role in local, state, and national Public Safety initiatives

Ensure membership readiness and leadership development
by providing innovative education and training programs

Ensure membership health and safety by developing and maintaining effective programs and policies

Reflect the community we serve by recruiting and retaining motivated and dedicated volunteer members

Increase organizational effectiveness by developing and maintaining capacity of facilities, apparatus, equipment and technology; and improving internal processes


It is the objective of the Company to adhere to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all members and applicants for membership.  Personnel management and membership practices will be conducted without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors.  Discrimination is prohibited in the areas of recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, retention, discipline and/or any other aspect of personnel administration.