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City of Petersburg Fire-Rescue


City Government

About Us

The Petersburg Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services is a progressive, full-service fire department. Established in 1773, the department is rich in history, tradition, and is proud to call itself one of the oldest organized fire departments in the country.

The department provides and offers a variety of services beyond just your everyday fire department. Services provided include:

Emergency medical services that provide basic and advanced pre-hospital life support
Fire, building, and housing code enforcement
Fire prevention and public fire and safety education programs
Fire suppression
Rescue services