On April 30th, 2010, the Galax Fire Department lost one of our own. Houston Caldwell left this world and entered into eternity due to a traffic accident. To honor his memory and his dedication to community service, a music festival will be held in his honor. On May 1st and 2nd of 2015, HoustonFest will be held in Galax. To find out more about Houston’s life and the vision for the festival, please visit the...read more
What is Opticom™? The Opticom™ system, designed by Global Traffic Technologies (GTT), is a traffic control system that provides a green light – and therefore intersection right-of-way – to emergency vehicles. Equipped vehicles have an emitter, which broadcasts a visible light and/or invisible infrared signal to a receiver, which is mounted on or near the traffic signal. The receiver is connected to a...read more
Welcome to the Galax Fire Department The Galax Fire Department proudly serves the city of Galax, Grayson County, and Carroll County Virginia. We also provide mutual aide to various other agencies in Carroll County and Grayson County Virginia and Alleghany County and Surry County in North Carolina. At the Galax Fire Department we pride ourselves on the accomplishments of those who came before us, and strive to...read more
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