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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November 30th, 2020|

During normal times, the Loudoun County Marines collect toys to distribute throughout Loudoun County as part of their Toys for Tots program.  In 2019, over 8,000 Loudoun County children received toys.  Because of Covid-19, they have had to change the way they do their collections.  To minimizing the handling [...]

November 26th, 2020|

On this #thankfulthursday we would like to take a moment to wish our extended Ashburn family the happiest of Thanksgivings. Be safe and enjoy the many blessings this day brings. #AVFRD #volunteerfireandrescue #neighborshelpingneighbors #community #thanksgiving #gratitude

Did you know that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires?

November 22nd, 2020|

Thanksgiving fire facts Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day, the day before Thanksgiving, Easter, and Christmas Eve. In 2018, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,630 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving, the peak day for such fires. Unattended cooking was by [...]

Saying Goodbye to Lifetime AVFRD member Jerry “Catfish” Earnest

November 3rd, 2020|

Jerry "Catfish" Earnest, of McLean, Virginia, passed away on October 25, 2020, at the Virginia Hospital Center at the age of 68.  During his time with the Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department (Company 6), he served as Sergeant and Chief Engineer. Catfish (as he was known) enjoyed nothing [...]

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