Founded in 1888, Bedford Fire Department is a provider of fire and rescue services. The department operates more than nine rescue trucks and responds to over 900 calls annually. It provides services for uncontrolled fires, natural disasters and road accidents. The Bedford Fire Department s equipment list includes gasoline engines, pumps, gallon tanks, ladders, ropes bags, salvage covers, mops and buckets. It is located in Bedford, Va., and has a response area of more than 180 square miles. The department, in addition, operates an online store that provides T-shirts, books, mugs, hats and stickers.