Check out Loudoun County’s “The Fire 4-1-1” winter newsletter!

By |January 29th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

The winter edition of The Fire 4-1-1 newsletter published by the County of Loudoun Combined Fire and Rescue System is now available on their website here.  This is a great resource to get fire safety tips and information about some of the common fire causes in the county and cost [...]

TBT – Meet Jack Kerns, AVFRD Firefighter

By |January 28th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

This post originally appeared on the AVFRD The Alternate Channel Blog on 7/22/2014. Jack Kearns is an Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue firefighter.  Recently, he spent some time with Lauren Mazzatenta talking about his experience with AVFRD. Jack didn’t grow up in Ashburn and he doesn’t live in Loudoun [...]

AVFRD Sunday Night Crew Respond on Fire in Sterling

By |January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Incidents|

Volunteers from our Sunday Crew, together with our neighboring departments, responded on this fully-involved structure fire in an abandoned house on Maries Road in Sterling shortly after 9pm on January 10, 2021. Sterling Volunteer Fire Company Around 9pm on Sunday the SVFC Volunteers on Engine 618 (Cascades), and Engine [...]

Run the Greenway – 5K/10K/Kids Fun Run/Virtual Race

By |January 22nd, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

On Saturday, May 1, 2021 starting at 8am, the Dulles Greenway will host its first 5K, 10K and Kids Fun Run race, Run the Greenway.  Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has signed up to be a featured community partner for this event and will be receiving 100% of [...]

Please Vote for AVFRD & Josh Townsend for Best of Loudoun 2021!

By |January 8th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has been nominated in the Best of Loudoun County Nonprofit/Civic Support Organization category.  Voting for round 1 is open now until January 22nd and you can vote once a day, every day.  After voting closes, the top 5 from each category will [...]

AVFRD Annual Appeal is Underway!

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department's Annual Appeal is underway.  Appeal letters were mailed to all households (first-due area) supported by the AVFRD at the end of December.  AVFRD is a 100% volunteer-run non-profit organization providing fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services to over 40,000 homes and [...]

Happy New Year and Home Fire Safety Resolutions

By |January 1st, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

Happy 2021!  As you list out your resolutions for the New Year, don't forget about adding home safety resolutions to your list.  According to the National Fire Protection Association, "75% of all fire deaths and 73% of all injuries were caused by home fires in 2019 and a home [...]