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Keep up to date with AVFRD news, events and incidents through our press releases, links to AVFRD in local/regional/national news, and details for significant incidents that we’ve responded to.

Recent News

AVFRD’s Heidi Wallner Featured in LSG Sky Chefs Magazine

One of our own, Heidi Wallner, EMT/FF on the Wednesday crew, works at Dulles Airport for LSG Sky Chefs.  In the February issue of their world-wide company magazine, Heidi was written up.  Way to go [...]

February 29th, 2016|Categories: AVFRD News, Why I Volunteer|0 Comments

2015 Fire Prom/Installation of Officers

Tonight~ AVFRD celebrated it' 70th year as a department. We had a hell of a turn out and would like to thank our banquet committee for knocking it out the park once again for putting [...]

February 16th, 2015|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

New Pumpers in Service

AVFRD placed into service 2 Ferrara Ignitor Pumpers December 24, 2014 (Engine 22) and January 10, 2015 (Engine 6) respectfully. The new line of engines drastically differ in design and appearance from our existing apparatus. [...]

February 2nd, 2015|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

Events

Fun in the Sun at Hollowind Hosedown

Hollowind Hosedown has become an annual AVFRD fundraiser. A group of families gather at a cul-de-sac and have a hosedown close to last day of school. They collected $1200 on Tuesday! On top of that, to [...]

June 17th, 2016|Categories: Events, Fundraisers|0 Comments

89th annual Apple Blossom Festival

At the 89th annual Apple Blossom Festival' Firefighter' Parade~ our very own recently restored 1980 Hahn pumper was awarded the Best in Class award for a fire engine in it' age range~ as well as [...]

May 1st, 2016|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Spring Open House 2016

Spring Open House - Coming May 15th We are so excited to announce the upcoming Spring Open House and New Station Grand Opening on May 15th from noon to 3:45. Dedication of the station will [...]

April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Incident Details

Auto Accident with Extrication

At 2040hrs units were alerted to Waxpool Rd and Ashburn Village Blvd (23 box) for the auto accident with one trapped. Truck Company 6 (Capt.Madden) responded on the run with 4 men. Engine Co. 23 [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Entrapment Hay/Claiborne

Shift change approximately 6pm~ E6~ T6~ and M6 were punched out for accident with possible entrapment at the intersection of Hay and Claiborne. E6 arrived to find a two car crash with one on its [...]

By | September 10th, 2014|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , |0 Comments

Two Back-to-Back Fires in Company 1’s Area

Fire showing from a two single family dwelling. Around 04:38 AM units from Ashburn were dispatched to Company 1'a area for a reported house fire. Units from Leesburg marked on the scene with fire showing [...]

By | September 1st, 2014|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , |0 Comments

More news from our Facebook Page

Do you have a smoke detector in your home? Are you like our friend Dan?

Be sure to attend our Open House, Sunday, October 16th and talk with our experienced Firefighters about home safety tips!

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Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department - AVFRD added an event. ...

AVFRD Fall Open House

October 16, 2016, 12:00pm

Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department - AVFRD

Our Fall Open House is one way we show our thanks to you, our neighbors, for all your support. This is also the week we celebrate our firefighters. We’ve packed the afternoon with FREE fun for the whole family. Great Raffles and Sales Table – Holiday cards, ornaments… and more! - Ambulance Tour - Bomb Detection Dog - Face Painting - Macaroni Craft Lady - Moon Bounce - Legoland - “Jaws of Life” Demonstration - Grease Fire Demonstration - Station Tours - Watch Firefighters Slide Down the Station Poles - Terry the Traumasaurus - Touch a Truck And much, much more! Our “Safety Beat” offers a fun educational environment for kids to learn safety measures. Visit 4 of 5 safety stops to receive an event t-shirt. Visit all 5 stops and be entered to win a Grand Prize. Stops include: - Call 911 - Stop, Drop and Roll - Shoot the Hose - Smoke Detectors - Safety House Once again, our sponsors have been generous to us. We have three great raffles for this open house. Details at ashburnfirerescue.org/support-us/current-fundraisers/fall-2016-open-house-raffles/. Printable raffle flyer here: ashburnfirerescue.org/forms/FallOpenHouseRaffleFlyer2016.pdf As a special treat for this open house, AVFRD will be conducting a Gun Raffle giving one lucky winner a chance to own a Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon I shotgun. Details here: ashburnfirerescue.org/support-us/current-fundraisers/gun-raffle/. Parking for the event is at Cedar Lane Elementary School (get directions). We will have shuttle service from Cedar Lane Elementary starting at 11 :45.

AVFRD Fall Open House

Looking for something to do this Sunday? Come by the Atomic Trampoline Fun Center between the hours of 12 and 2 PM, and 40% of your fees will be donated to AVFRD. There will also be an opportunity to learn about our Open House (Oct. 16) and purchase raffle tickets for some great prizes! ...

Looking for something to do this Sunday? Come by the Atomic Trampoline Fun Center between the hours of 12 and 2 PM, and 40% of your fees will be donated to AVFRD. There will also be an opportunity to learn about our Open House (Oct. 16) and purchase raffle tickets for some great prizes!

Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department - AVFRD added an event. ...

Spirit Day at Atomic Trampoline Fun Center

October 2, 2016, 12:00pm

Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department - AVFRD

Join AVFRD and Atomic Trampoline Fun Center for an EXCITING Day of giving back! Support your local volunteer fire and rescue department while having a jumping great time! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to AVFRD. Location: Atomic Trampoline Fun Center 1604 Village Market Blvd. Suite 110 Leesburg, VA 20175 www.atomictrampoline.com

Spirit Day at Atomic Trampoline Fun Center

Have you been waiting for the "right" time to join us? Wait no more! Come by our Prospective Member meeting tonight at 7 PM at Station 6. We have a spot just for you; EMT, firefighter OR administrative (keep the wheels turning).

See our website for details and directions:

ashburnfirerescue.org/event/may-2016-prospective-member-meeting/

Will we see you there?
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Have you been waiting for the right time to join us?  Wait no more! Come by our Prospective Member meeting tonight at 7 PM at Station 6. We have a spot just for you; EMT, firefighter OR administrative (keep the wheels turning).  

See our website for details and directions: 

https://ashburnfirerescue.org/event/may-2016-prospective-member-meeting/

Will we see you there?

Our Fall open house, celebrating fire prevention week, is only THREE weeks away! Be sure to mark your calendar for Sunday, October 16th from 12:00-3:45 p.m.

We are grateful to the many sponsors who help us bring this event to you. The Goddard School will once again be sponsoring our "Call 911" safety stop. Be sure to help us thank them, and pick up a brochure about Texting 911 in Loudoun County.
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Our Fall open house, celebrating fire prevention week, is only THREE weeks away! Be sure to mark your calendar for Sunday, October 16th from 12:00-3:45 p.m.

We are grateful to the many sponsors who help us bring this event to you. The Goddard School will once again be sponsoring our Call 911 safety stop. Be sure to help us thank them, and pick up a brochure about Texting 911 in Loudoun County.

Raffle tickets for this incredible pedal car are still available. Check out our website (www.ashburnfirerescue.org) to purchase tickets for your chance to win!

Tickets are $5 each, or 5 tickets for $20. Tickets will also be available at our Car Safety Seat inspection this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Station 6.
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Raffle tickets for this incredible pedal car are still available. Check out our website (www.ashburnfirerescue.org) to purchase tickets for your chance to win!

Tickets are $5 each, or 5 tickets for $20. Tickets will also be available at our Car Safety Seat inspection this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Station 6.

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Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department - AVFRD added 3 new photos.

Check out these photos from the recent Grandparent's Day at Potomac Green. The Fire Truck rides were enjoyed by all, but we are still not sure who had the most fun. The vote favors all the adult "kids."
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Check out these photos from the recent Grandparents Day at Potomac Green. The Fire Truck rides were enjoyed by all, but we are still not sure who had the most fun. The vote favors all the adult kids.

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