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New Kent County Sheriff’s Office NON-Emergency Telephone #:  (804) 966-9500

New Kent Fire-Rescue
Physical Address
12007 Courthouse Circle, Suite 114
New Kent, VA 23124
 (please note this is a new address; our offices are now located on the lower level of County Administration Building)

Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 209

New Kent, Virginia 23124

The normal business hours for the Fire Administration Office are Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM

Main Phone: (804) 966-9618
*Please note that the fire department is not able to provide assistance to residents looking to fill their swimming pools with water.

When you call after normal business hours or when we are unable to take your call you may be connected to our automated greeting which will give you the following OPTIONS:

PRESS ’1′ to be connected to the Fire Marshal’s Office (Fire Inspections, Burn Permits, Public Education)

PRESS ’2′ to be connected to the Deputy Fire Chief’s Office

PRESS ’3′ to be connected to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division Battalion Chief (including calls about Patient Billing)

PRESS ’0′ to be connected to our Business Office, Accounts Payable, or to leave a message for the Fire Chief

For all other inquiries or to leave a general message remain on the line and record message after the tone.

New Kent Fire-Rescue
P.O. BOX 210
New Kent, Virginia 23124

For Patient Billing Inquires please call our main phone line: (804) 966-9618

Administration & Patient Billing Fax: (804) 966-2903

For all general inquiries, please click here to contact Kathy Cranston.  *Please note that as an entity of local government, NKFR cannot entertain solicitation for the inclusion of third-party web-links or other third-party information that could be construed as an endorsement; thank you for your understanding of this reality.

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Community Updates

Hurricane Preparedness

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The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October.

No matter which region of the Commonwealth you live in, a hurricane or tropical storm can impact you and your family.  It is important to prepare your family, home and business before a storm arrives.

Get Ready Now… by reviewing the Virginia Hurricane Evacuation Guide


New Kent ALERT

New Kent ALERT

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for New Kent ALERT the emergency mass notification system for New Kent County. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.


FireSafe Family VA App

FireSafe Family VA App

FireSafe Family VA presented by Virginia’s Department of Fire Programs

A new home fire safety mobile application available as a free download for your iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices. Download your free copy today!

Use the links below for more information:


Heat Safety

Heat Safety

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year.  Use the following weblinks to learn more about the dangers of extreme heat and steps you can take to stay safe when working and playing in our summer weather.



2020 New Volunteer Orientations Announced

2020 New Volunteer Orientations Announced

Volunteer Orientation Information

Interested in volunteering with New Kent Fire-Rescue Fire?  Fill out a Volunteer Application and then join us at one of our monthly orientations. Preregistration is REQUIRED for all persons planning to attend one of the orientations.

2020 New Volunteer Member Orientations will be held on the following Wednesday dates: January 29; March 25 (CANCELED)May 27 (CANCELED); July 29; September 30; and November 18. Attendance at only one of the orientations is required.  The start time and location for each date is 7:00 PM  in the facility training room at Fire Station 1 (Providence Forge) located at 4315 North Courthouse Road, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

To preregister for an orientation you must send an email to Deputy Fire Chief Lisa Baber with your name and contact information and the orientation date that you will attend. You may also email Chief Baber with any questions you may have or for additional information about NKFR’s volunteer program.


Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

September is National Preparedness Month. Pledge to Prepare by joining the National Preparedness Coalition now! Empower yourself and help coordinate preparedness activities for your family, neighbors and co-workers, and those with whom you may study or worship. On the linked page be sure to check out all the navigation buttons along the top row… About; Hazards; Activities; and Stories.

Additional resources include the ReadyVA and websites

Is your Disaster Kit Stocked? Hurricane Sandy knocked out power to 8.5 million customers for seven days. Make sure your disaster kit is up-to-date and you have a plan in place for your family. Help others in your community take steps to prepare as well. Use this infographic to help you and your family stay safe before and after their power goes out and share this information with you friends and neighbors.


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New Kent Fire-Rescue
PO Box 209
New Kent, Virginia 23124
Phone: (804)966-9618
Fax: (804)966-2903