Station 24 Dedication Ceremony
For Release
April 11, 2013
On Saturday, April 13th, Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue will hold a ceremony to dedicate Antioch Station 24 to Chief Selby C. Jacobs (retired).

In 1966, Chief Jacobs was hired in Prince William County as the first Fire Marshal and he became the second County-paid fire employee at that time.  Chief Jacobs became the appointed Director of the Fire and Rescue Service in 1971, and in 1989 his title changed to Chief of the Department of Fire and Rescue. 

Chief Jacobs was instrumental during the Department’s development and creation of a strong foundation that the Department has continued to build upon.  A foundation that has yielded a service committed to high performance and has a reputation for excellence and continuous improvement.

Following 27 years of service to Prince William County, Chief Jacob’s retired on October 25, 1994.  In recognition of his outstanding dedication as the Department’s first Fire Chief and his exemplary service to Prince William Fire and Rescue system and citizens, we are proud to formally dedicate Station 24 to him.

Please join us in honoring Chief Selby Jacobs on:

Saturday, April 13th
10:00 a.m.
Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue
Antioch Station 24
5901 Antioch Road
Haymarket, VA 20169