Truck 6 on 2 Car Crash with Extrication

By |October 29th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , |

At approximately 1810 hours on October 28th, Truck Co 6 came across a 2 car crash with entrapment along Ashburn Rd.  Truck 6 called for the rest of the assignment, stabilized the vehicle, and had the patient extricated within 5 minutes. Units: T606, E623, A623, EMS601,  BC601, A606, M622 [...]

AVFRD Debuts Hands-Only CPR Kiosk at Open House

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: AVFRD News|Tags: , , , , |

"Every person should know the simple steps of Hands-Only CPR,” said Rescue Chief Kevin Piatt, from Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department. “We hope the Hands-Only CPR kiosk that was previewed at AVFRD’s Fall Open House really takes off – we’d love to see other high-traffic places and events do the same [...]

Garage Fire on Bristow Circle

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , , |

At approximately 11:08 hours on Sunday, October 23, 2016, 1st Battalion units were dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 44100 block of Bristow Circle in Ashburn, VA.  Initial units arrived to find a 2 story, single family dwelling with fire showing from the garage.  Engine 606 grabbed their own plug at [...]

Ashburn's Station 6 Recognized in National Fire Station Design Awards

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: AVFRD News, Construction, Facilities|Tags: , , , |

Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department's Station 6 was recently included in Firehouse Magazine's 2016 Station Design Awards as a notable in the Combination/Volunteer category.  The 30,000 sq ft station was completed in 2016.  The building includes 14 bedrooms, an exercise room, kitchen and living areas, meeting rooms and [...]

AVFRD Vice President and EMS Sergeant Recognized in 40 under 40

By |October 16th, 2016|Categories: AVFRD News|Tags: , , , |

Congratulations to Marvin Boyd, recently selected as one of the top "40 under 40 " in Loudoun. Marvin serves his community in multiple ways as part of AVFRD, He is an EMS sergeant on Wednesday nights, and works administratively as Vice President of the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department [...]

AVFRD Celebrates the Life of Gertie Fletcher

By |October 15th, 2016|Categories: AVFRD News|Tags: , , |

AVFRD this week celebrates Gertrude Mae Smith Fletcher.  Mrs. Fletcher passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the age of 94.  "Gertie" and her late husband, Charlie, were founding members of Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Gertie continued to support AVFRD throughout her life as an officer of the [...]

AVFRD Personnel Help to Restore Ashburn Colored School

By |October 10th, 2016|Categories: Community News|Tags: , , , , |

Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department personnel joined with over 600 of our neighbors from Ashburn and surrounding communities to restore the old Ashburn Colored School following an incident of vandalism that left the building marred with racist and vulgar graffiti.  The building is less than a quarter mile [...]

Single Vehicle Rollover on Gloucester

By |October 9th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shortly after midnight last night, Truck Company 6 and Medic 6 were dispatched and first arriving to an accident with rollover/injury on Gloucester Parkway. Three passengers in the car were transported to area hospitals for treatment. Engine 6 was later added to secure a landing zone for AirCare 3 for [...]

House Fire at Augusta and Backwater Drive in Sterling

By |October 6th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , |

Truck Company 6 was dispatched to Augusta and Backwater Dr. in Sterling for the reported dwelling fire on October 5, 2016.  Initial units arrived on scene to find a 2-story single family dwelling with fire showing from the garage, with extension into the 2nd floor and attic. Tower 6 arrived [...]