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.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors


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.

Answer the Call and Discover the Volunteer in You!






Diversity and Inclusion at Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department – Letter to Chair Randall

October 21st, 2020|

September 24, 2018 - via email Chair Randall, The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) continues to proudly serve our community both day and night by providing emergency services, public education and opportunities for our citizens to serve one another.  However, as you have pointed out to volunteer leadership [...]

Letter to Loudoun County Supervisors on November 7, 2019

October 21st, 2020|

Dear Chair Randall [also note that the same message was sent to Superviors Buona and Meyer), Congratulations on your re-election!  I am pleased to know that we have an advocate for first responders continuing to lead the Board.  I look forward to working with you and county leadership to [...]

AVFRD President’s Prepared Remarks at the October 20, 2020 Board of Supervisors Meeting

October 21st, 2020|

The following are the prepared remarks of AVFRD's President Townsend for the public input session of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Meeting on October 20, 2020. October 20, 2020 Good evening, Chair Randall and members of the Board. My name is Josh Townsend – I’m a [...]

Shop Amazon Prime Days on October 13th and 14th and help raise money for the AVFRD!

October 12th, 2020|

Amazon Prime Days are back! Amazon Prime Days start at midnight on October 13th and run through October 14th.  This is your chance to get some great deals on Amazon.com and help raise money for the Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department at no extra cost to you! In [...]

Fire Prevention Week – Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

October 4th, 2020|

Why cooking safety matters Cooking is the #1 cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Unattended cooking is the leading cause of fires in the kitchen. Scald burns are the second leading cause of all burn injuries. Hot liquids from coffee and even microwaved soup can cause devastating [...]

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