Big Island Volunteer Fire Department

Big Island, VA, 24526

FDID: 01910
Weather Warning
Last Updated: Feb. 13, 2018, 12:39 a.m.
Structure Hazard Level Distribution by Travel Time
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Effective Response Force Coverage
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Community Risk Assessment

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Fire Risk
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Fire Spread Risk
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Death and Injury Risk
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Low: less than 25% of departments have an equal or smaller risk value.
Medium: 25-75% of departments have a smaller risk value.
High: over 75% of departments have an equal or smaller risk value.

Summary

Department Type
Volunteer
NFPA Region
South
FDID
01910
State
VA
Phone
(434) 299-5674
Fax
(434) 299-5476

Structure Hazard Level Distribution

3,808 total structures protected

Description

The Big Island Volunteer Fire Department is a volunteer department located in the South NFPA region and headquartered in Big Island, VA.

303

Protected Population

0.83mi²

Community Size

Annual Structure Fires

Annual structure fire counts for the Big Island Volunteer Fire Department based on the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).

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Station Name Address
Big Island Volunteer Fire Department 10770 Lee Jackson Highway

Safe Grades

Good: less than 25% of departments have an equal or better performance score.
Fair: 25-75% of departments have a better performance score.
Poor: over 75% of departments have an equal or better performance score.
Assessment of performance score based on the number of fires.
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Assessment of performance score based on fire spread risk.
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