Vial of LifeThe Vial of Life puts vital medical information into the hands of the Emergency Responders and Physicians when it is needed most – during the first minutes of critical illness or accident in your home when a patient is not able to speak or remember this information.


  • Place adhesive Arlington Fire Department/Arlington Professional Firefighters Association logo decal on your entry door or window in a visible position.
  • Place Vial of Life magnet on the outside of your refrigerator. Emergency Medical Personnel in the community have been notified to look for your special Vial of Life Magnet.
  • Complete the medical record form with the assistance of your doctor (for complex medical histories) or a family member.
  • Ask your pharmacist to add any new prescription to your medical record form.
  • Roll up completed form, include your Living Will or Advance Medical Directive, and place them in the Vial of Life.

Vials are available at all Arlington Fire Stations and Fire Administration.

Call 817-459-5500 for more information. Vial of Life is a joint effort The Arlington Fire Department and The Arlington Professional Firefighters Association.