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Emergency Services

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ALWAYS dial 911 for emergencies


South Hill Volunteer Fire Department

South Hill firemen in the station

114 N. Brunswick Avenue
South Hill, VA 23970
(434) 447-8227

Organized in 1934, the South Hill Volunteer Fire Department has 37 active firefighters and 10 vehicles. These vehicles include Tankers, Pumpers (including foam), a 100’ Aerial Scope, HAZMAT unit, support vehicle with cascade system, and command vehicle.

The SHVFD is a charter member of the Southside Virginia Volunteer Firefighters Association. In the last 31 years, the South Hill Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded the trophy as Best All-Around Fire Department for 26 of those years in regional competition. They have a fire insurance rating of class 4/4y.

Southside Rescue Squad

(434) 447-5038

South Hill Rescue Squad

The Southside Rescue Squad has 42 members, serving 355 square miles and a population of 10,000 people. It was the first Rescue Squad in Virginia to be accredited to teach EMT and paramedic classes.

The Squad provides advanced life support emergency medical care and transport to VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital. Critical care transfer is also provided to the local helipad for transport to VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Duke University Hospital in Durham, and UNC Health Care facilities based in Chapel Hill.

Police Protection

State Police, South Hill Police, and Sheriff's Deputies receiving awards24-hour police protection is provided by the South Hill Police Department, Virginia State Police, and Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

South Hill Police Department
(434) 447-3104

103 S. Brunswick Avenue
South Hill, VA 23970

Visit the South Hill Police Department's dedicated website section.

Virginia State Police Department Area 22 Office
(434) 447-4121

Mailing: P.O. Box 299
Physical: 1233 N. Mecklenburg Avenue
South Hill, VA 23970

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office
(434) 738-6171 / Toll Free: (888) 624-2207  
Mailing: P.O. Box 390

Physical: 911 Madison Street
Boydton, VA  23917