With a New Year comes new goals and New Year’s resolutions to help live a healthier, happier life. Include these to your list and to help keep your family safe and ready for emergencies throughout the the year. Install smoke alarms on every level [...]
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the firehouse, All First Responders were resting and ready to pounce. The trucks were all waiting, the ambulances too In hopes of running with sirens and flashing lights that are red, not blue. The firefighters were all snug in their beds [...]
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The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) held their annual elections at their December 2021 Company Meeting. The meeting was held in person and via Zoom. The following members were elected to serve the AVFRD for 2022 term: President - Josh Townsend Vice President - Sara Cuschleg Secretary [...]
It’s time to deck the halls, but follow NFPA’s simple safety tips to help keep yourself and your family and friends safer from fire.
Holiday decorations U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 790 home structure fires per year that began with decorations, excluding Christmas trees, in 2015-2019. These fires caused an annual average of one civilian fire death, 26 civilian fire injuries and $13 million in direct property damage. One in [...]