Giving Tuesday – Help Support AVFRD

By |November 29th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

"Neighbors Helping Neighbors" is what the AVFRD has lived by since its founding in 1944. Today is Giving Tuesday which is fueled by the idea that many people acting together can cause sweeping change. On this Giving Tuesday, let’s make change together and please support the AVFRD by purchasing [...]

Santa Claus is coming to Lansdowne and Ashburn!

By |November 28th, 2022|Categories: Community News, AVFRD News|

Santa's elves have confirmed that he will be arriving in Ashburn this week for the AVFRD's annual Santa ride through Lansdowne (Friday, December 2nd) and Ashburn (Saturday, December 3rd).  Santa will leave Station 22 on Friday at 5pm and leave Station 6 on Saturday at 5pm.  Below is route [...]

Put a Freeze on Holiday Fires!

By |November 26th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News, Public Education|

Heating, holiday decorations, winter storms and candles all contribute to an increased risk of fire during the winter months. NFPA and the U.S. Fire Administration are teaming up to help reduce your risk to winter fires and other hazards, including carbon monoxide and electrical fires. Source:  https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Fire-causes-and-risks/Seasonal-fire-causes/Put-A-Freeze-on-Winter-Fires [...]

As Thanksgiving  approaches, the AVFRD reminds residents to Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen! 

By |November 18th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News, Public Education|

The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) —— to promote safe cooking this holiday season. For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. Keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this [...]

AVFRD attends the 42nd Annual Virginia EMS Symposium

By |November 16th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

Last week, AVFRD sent 15 members to the 42nd Annual Virginia EMS Symposium in Norfolk, VA, where our providers learned new skills that will benefit the citizens of Ashburn and Loudoun County.  Symposium classes are not just a great place to learn and meet other EMS providers in Virginia, but [...]

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