The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) is committed to protecting the lives and property of Ashburn and Loudoun County residents and visitors by providing the best possible fire, rescue, emergency and medical response services. We pledge to perform our duty with courage and dedication. We also strive to be active in our community and proactive with public education and prevention campaigns.

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Join the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department as an Operational Member or Admin Member Today!

Since 1944, the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) has been answering your calls. Our community is growing and so is the need for volunteers to become trained firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). We also need administrative volunteers to assist with community outreach, public education, fundraising, publicity, building maintenance and clerical duties.

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Celebrate American Heart Month: Join the #OurHearts Movement

February is American Heart Month! Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we’re more successful at meeting our health [...]

February 1st, 2023|0 Comments

VOTE for AVFRD in Ashburn Magazine’s “Best of Ashburn ’23” contest!

Vote for Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department in Ashburn Magazine's "Best of Ashburn '23" contest!  Voting is now open until February 28, 2023.  Please visit the link below and vote for the AVFRD in the following subcategories under the "Around Ashburn" category: Event Venue Best Nonprofit Organization https://va.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-Ashburn-2023/gallery?group=444166 [...]

January 30th, 2023|0 Comments

Passing of Life Member Walton “Bruce” Eamich Jr.

We are sorry to share the news of the passing of Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) Life Member Walton "Bruce" Eamich Jr.  Bruce joined AVFRD in 1971 as one of our first Junior Members and remained a contributor to the Department for many years and is fondly [...]

January 23rd, 2023|0 Comments

Passing of Past Chief, President, and Lifetime Member Robert Tweed Howser, Jr.

On December 24th, 2022 our much loved father, Robert Tweed Howser, Jr passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family in Murrells Inlet, SC. He was born March 23, 1931 to Robert T Howser Sr and Helen Adrian Howser of Ashburn Va. He lived in Loudoun County until 2020 [...]

January 5th, 2023|0 Comments

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