Safety Reminder from GVFD... Over the weekend, GVFD responded to three calls for water rescues locally. Please remember to be safe and alert when on the river! There are several spots with broken trees and branches between Grottoes and Lynnwood. Stay safe! ... See MoreSee Less
The Easter Bunny Is Coming to Grottoes... on a Fire Truck! Due to COVID-19 and the kiddos not getting to see the Easter Bunny, we are going to have the Easter Bunny riding through Grottoes on the Fire Truck! Date: Saturday, April 11 Time: Beginning at 1pm Location: Avenues only (due to dead end streets and limited space to turn around, etc)- will begin on Riverside and move east through town on avenues. Then, Cambridge Court, Grace Lee Estates and Shady Creek . We will finish with Black Rock Trailer Park.
Tell your kids and family to be watching for the bunny! Grottoes Volunteer Fire Department would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter! ... See MoreSee Less
Please read regarding COVID-19 and volunteers responding to calls: As the risk of COVID-19 patients increases in our region you may see firefighters, EMTs, and other emergency services workers wearing an increased level of personal protective equipment (PPE). DO NOT BE ALARMED. This increase in protection is to ensure that first responders are capable of continuing to provide emergency medical care to those in need. This equipment includes respiratory protection, eye protection, and gloves. Some providers may wear additional protection to include medical gowns. If you have questions about the level of PPE being worn please feel free to ask. We want to ensure we are doing everything we can to protect you as the patient and us as the provider. ... See MoreSee Less
Grottoes Volunteer Fire Department celebrated 2019 at the Annual Appreciation Dinner and Dance on Saturday, January 25th with a Mardi Gras theme. Our award winners for 2019 are: Lifetime Members- Gail McDaniel, Megan Roach, Billy Lilly, Mike Smith Volunteer of the Year: Calvin Floyd Community Service Award: Mike Arbaugh Associate Member of the Year: Cindy Martin Presidents Award: Rebecca Acker Most Calls: Hannah Lynn Most Training: Decklyn Powell Chief's Award: Chester Carter Firefighter of the Year: Hunter Garrison ... See MoreSee Less