Local firefighters head to Charlottesville to assist crews

Pic shows firefighters from CFD and CFEMS at shift change on Tuesday morning. (Photo credit: Charlottesville Fire Chief Andrew Baxter) 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — On Monday, members of the Chesterfield Fire and EMS were sent to Charlottesville to give crews there “a day of much needed rest after a busy weekend.”

Firefighters from Richmond, Henrico, and several other departments did the same by sending crews to assist.

Chesterfield Fire posted on their Facebook page a picture of firefighters from their department and the Charlottesville Fire Department at a shift change Tuesday morning.


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