Fire Department

New Virginia Fire and Rescue Department


The New Virginia Fire & Rescue Department is staffed by volunteers who share their time, talents and energy.  They provide fire protection and rescue services to aid the sick and help the injured of our community, as well as those who travel through it.  New Virginia Fire & Rescue Department covers the town of New Virginia, as well as all or portions of Virginia Township, Squaw Township, and Jackson Township in Warren County and a portion of Fremont Township in Clarke County.  They respond with integrity and serve with compassion.  

New Virginia Fire Department Officers  

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Fire Chief

Asst. Chief 

2nd Asst. Chief

Fire Captain

Fire Lieutenant 

Rescue Captain

Rescue Lieutenant 


911 Board 

911 Board 


Jake Zuercher

Mike Bethards

Brent Baughman

Dave Schafer

Shane Blackford

Mike Spurling

Dani Holtry

Heidi Watson

Jake Zuercher

Dave Schaefer

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  The Fire Department meets at the Fire Station on the last Sunday each month at 7:00 pm.

If you have any questions please email the Department at  

For Sale

Up For Silent Auction:  The City of New Virginia has a 1978 Stewart & Stevenson 4x 4 up for silent auction.   This truck was made by Osh Kosh Corporation for the United States military!  It is equipped with a Cat 3410 engine and Allison 6 speed automatic transmission with multiple 4 wheel drive settings. It comes with an extra tire & wheel and has a 500 gallon tank with a gas engine to pump water. This truck will remain in service for the fire department until sold.  It is in good working condition with a few minor scratches dents and holes.  Mileage 18705.


This truck may be viewed by appointment only by contacting Fire Chief Jake Zuercher (515-745-4415).  Pictures also posted on our Facebook page at City of New Virginia. 

 This auction has no reserve.

 Please submit all sealed bids to City of New Virginia PO Box 302, ATTN: Sealed Bid Enclosed For 1978 Stewart & Stevenson Fire Truck  New Virginia IA 50210, or may be dropped off in person to the City Clerk or Mayor Huston at Huston Auto Repair.  Bids must be received by May 3, 2021.  The City of New Virginia reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.