To provide the customers of Marine Corps Base Quantico, a highly trained, motivated, and professional Emergency Services Division, prepared to respond to any Natural or Man-made Incident.
Quantico Fire & Emergency Services (QF&ES) is known as the "PROTECTORS OF THE CROSS ROADS" and serves a population of over 15,000 military personnel, their dependants and civilian employees living and working in the 60,484 acres that make up MCB Quantico and its surrounding jurisdictions. QF&ES consists of 1 Fire Chief, 1 Deputy Fire Chief, 5 Assistant Fire Chiefs, 12 Captains, 5 Fire Inspectors, 47 Firefighter/EMTs, 10 Paramedic/Firefighters, 9 Dispatchers, and 1 Administrative Assistant.
QF&ES Firefighters and Medics receive Fire, Technical Rescue, and Emergency Medical Training and are certified from DOD, Virginia State, and/or PRO BOARD certified. Many are National Registry Paramedic or EMTs.
QF&ES currently operates 3 Fire Stations, consisting of (3) 1250 gpm Pumpers, (1) 100' Aerial Ladder Truck, (1) 75' Aerial Ladder Truck, (1) Heavy Rescue Truck, (1) Technical Rescue Truck, (1)Trench/Collapse Trailer, (1) Hazardous Material Unit, (1) Dive Unit, (2) Rescue Boats, (1) Fire Boat (1) Spill-Response Trailer, (2) Medic Units, (5) Brush Units, (1) Mass Decon Trailer, (1) Light/Air Unit, (2) Polaris Brush Units.
QF&ES not only responds to structural fires, but also responds to all auto accidents, wood fires (brush fires), hazardous materials incidents, confined space/trench rescues, aircraft emergencies, water rescues, and medical emergencies. We perform standbys for controlled burns and training. We also respond with mutual aid to many of the local jurisdictions around MCBQ. QF&ES responds automatic aid with Stafford County and Prince William County Virginia. In 2011, QF&ES responded to a total of 2,670 emergency incidents.