Fire Chief John O'Neal


On behalf of the men and women of the City of Fairfax Fire Department, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. We hope that you find the information useful and interesting. 

The City of Fairfax Fire Department is a combination department comprised of career employees and our partners with the Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. As a team, we provide fire suppression, emergency medical service, and special response operations to the city, areas of the county that immediately surround our community, as well as the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University (GMU).

Our website is a source for information about our department, its members, emergency preparedness, response activities, safety programs, training, and special event information. Please spread the word and follow us on Facebook.

Our organizational motto is "Taking Pride in Excellence". Our members live up to that motto every day and strive to provide the highest levels of public service. As a department, we are proud of the level and quality of service that our members provide to our community on a daily basis. The website showcases our members and the work that they do for our community.

If you desire specific safety or preparedness information that is not available on our website, please contact us. We hope you that you will visit our fire stations, our members would be happy to welcome you to our facilities and answer your questions.

John O'Neal
Fire Chief
City of Fairfax Fire Department