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Virginia dispatches firefighters to West

The Virginia Department of Forestry is sending 20 firefighters to help a battle wildfires burning in the western United States.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 04:29pm EDT

Tags: wildfires

Va forestry agency hosts academy for firefighters

The Virginia Department of Forestry is hosting a weeklong academy to train firefighters about wildland fires.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 12:29pm EDT

Tags: wildland fires

Reward offered for information on Va. wildfire

The Virginia Department of Forestry is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to those responsible for a wildfire in Dickenson County.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 01:11pm EST


Va. workshop to assist women landowners

A workshop is scheduled this week in central Virginia for women who own or manage farmland or forests.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 12:01pm EDT

Tags: landowners,

Va agency doles out grants to fire departments

The Virginia Department of Forestry has awarded more than $191,000 in grants to 122 volunteer fire departments across the state.

Saturday - 06/23/2012, 10:28am EDT

Tags: fire departments

Va. foresters offer 'dry hydrant' grant money

Virginia localities can apply for grant money from the state Department of Forestry to ensure water is available to rural firefighters.

Friday - 01/06/2012, 08:54am EST