Established in 1949, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is a part of the government of the County of Fairfax in Virginia. It is a volunteer organization that provides fire suppression and prevention services. The department offers emergency medical, technical rescue and educational services to more than 1million citizens in the county. It also provides arson investigation solutions. The department s emergency medical solutions include advanced life support response by paramedic engines and medic transport units. The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department operates over 35 stations. The department s training division offers classes that focus on topics related to emergency medical services. It manages a staff of over 1,500 employees. The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department operates operations and personal and business services bureaus.