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Posted on: September 28, 2023

First On The Scene (FOTS) Training is Coming to a Goochland Fire-Rescue Station Near You

FREE First On The Scene Training Coming to a Fire-Rescue Station Near You

Goochland County Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services is excited to announce FREE First on the Scene (FOTS) training will be coming to a fire-rescue station near you starting in October 2023.  The FOTS training is being brought to the Goochland Community through a partnership with VCU Health and is open to the entire community. The 4-hour course provides the general public with basic emergency response to life-threatening emergencies until EMS arrives on the scene. A few key lessons include activating the 9-1-1 system, hands-only CPR and AED, Narcan Administration, Epi Administration, responding to life-threatening bleeding, and more.

Below is a list of class dates and locations:

October 11Hadensville Fire Rescue Station 6
4810 Three Chopt Road
Louisa, VA 23093
October 18Crozier Fire-Rescue Station 2
1529 River Road West
Crozier, VA 23039
October 25 Courthouse Fire-Rescue Station 5
2710 Fairground Road
Goochland, VA 23063
November 15Manakin Fire-Rescue Station 1
180 River Road West
Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103
November 29Fife Fire-Rescue Station 4
2397 Hadensville-Fife Road
Goochland, VA 23063
December 13Centerville Fire-Rescue Station 3
52 Broad Street Road
Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103

All classes will be held from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.   Registration is required at least 24 hours prior to the start of class; seating is limited so make sure to register as soon as possible.  To register please scan the QR code below or visit  Please use the registration code: Goochland2023.FOTS QR code

The first FOTS classes offered in Goochland were in June for county employees and Goochland Parks and Recreation staff, in advance of the 2023 Summer Camps.   Goochland County and Goochland Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services are thankful for the partnership with VCU Health that is allowing these classes to occur.

For questions, please visit or call Goochland County Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services at 804-556-5366. 

FREE First On The Scene Training Coming to a Fire-Rescue Station Near You

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