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

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

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

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

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

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

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!

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|

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 [...]

Use a Timer – Fire Preventation Week

By |October 7th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

Kids' Corner Educate your children about the importance of fire safety with the following downloadable activity sheets: Sparky’s Recipes – Cooking with Kids Hot/Not Hot Sorting Activity Hot, Can Get Hot or Not Hot? Activity Stay Away From Hot Things! Coloring Page Download Flat Sparky, color him, and then [...]

Clutter Free Area – Fire Preventation Week

By |October 6th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

Keep cooking areas clear! Clear away clutter and give cooking appliances space to lessen the chance of a kitchen fire. Keep anything that can catch fire - oven mitts, wooden utensils, food wrappers, towels, curtains - away from the stovetop. Loose clothing can hang down onto stove burners and catch [...]

Fire Prevention Week – Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

By |October 4th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

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 [...]