What support does King George County provide to the volunteers?
The County supports the volunteers by providing an estimated 75% of their total operating budget. In addition, the County is building a new Headquarters Fire & Rescue Station Company 1. The County purchases most of the fire trucks and ambulances that will be used for emergencies and provides the insurance policy for all volunteers, stations, and equipment. The County also provides funding for volunteers that are eligible for the Volunteer Service Award Program (VOLSAP) and provides fire and rescue training. In addition, the County provides 24 hour / 7 day a week personnel coverage to supplement the volunteers.