Are You Prepared
We are approaching the peak of hurricane season for our area. Are you prepared for a storm? If a storm hits you and your family should have supplies to survive a minimum of 3 days without any help. Don't wait to the last minute to prepare for you and your families safety. More information is available Fire Safety page.
News & Events
Smoke Alarms. Its been proven, smoke alarms save lives. Do you have working and properly installed smoke alarms in your home? The Mathews Volunteer Fire Department wants to share facts about smoke alarms to keep you and your family safe. See the full news release news release.
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- Thunderstorm Safety
All thunderstorms are dangerous. Every thunderstorm produces lightning. While lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States. On average in the U.S., lightning kills 51 people and injures hundreds more. Although most lightning victims survive, people struck by lightning […]
- Easter Egg Fund Raiser
Spring has finally arrived and with it comes the Ladies Auxiliary homemade Easter Eggs. The Ladies Auxiliary to the Mathews Volunteer Fire Department will once again be making their delicious homemade chocolate Easter Eggs. The eggs are offered with three different fillings, peanut butter, butter cream, or coconut. The eggs are $7 each, and all proceeds […]
- Barbecue Supper
The Mathews Volunteer Fire Department will host it’s annual barbecue supper March 18, 2017 form 5 PM to 7 PM, at the courthouse fire station 117 Brickbat Road Mathews, Va. 23109. The meal will feature pork barbecue, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls, and homemade desserts. Take outs are available. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Mathews […]
- Smoke Alarms Save Lives
Smoke alarms save lives. The members of the Mathews Volunteer Fire Department would like to remind you of the life saving advantages of having working smoke alarms in your home. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. Having a working smoke […]
- HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY
This time of year there’s an increased risk of house fires. Your Christmas trees, candles, and even cooking can lead to seasonal fires. Please follow these fire safety tips from the Mathews Volunteer Fire Department to keep your holidays from going up in flames. Unattended cooking, holiday candles, and Christmas trees are among the leading causes […]