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13 07, 2017

AVFRD Junior Member Recognized for Life-Saving Actions to Aid Fellow Student

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When we are on duty, we draw our strength, knowledge and courage from those around us.  There is no doubt that AVFRD has some of the finest people in our community within our ranks.  But what happens when we find ourselves facing an emergency when not on duty and without [...]

20 04, 2017

Firefighter Quist Recognized in 32nd Annual Loudoun Valor Awards

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: AVFRD News, Incidents|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ashburn Volunteer firefighter Matthew Quist was recognized with a valor award at the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce 32nd Annual Loudoun Valor Awards ceremony today.  The Loudoun Valor Awards honor local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions.  We recognize the actions that these dedicated [...]

26 11, 2016

Dulles Town Center Mall Structure Fire Response

By |November 26th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Just before 4:00pm on Saturday units from Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department, Sterling Volunteer Fire Department, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, and Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad were alerted for a fire at Dulles Town Center.  A Loudoun County Fire Marshal was already in the mall at the time of [...]

25 11, 2016

Fatal Accident at Loudoun County Pkwy and Gloucester Blvd

By |November 25th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Shortly after 1:00am on November 25th, Ashburn and Sterling units were alerted for an auto accident with injuries and person ejected.   One involved vehicle had four passengers with injuries —adults age 26 and 27 and children age 3 and 5— ranging from minor to serious and were transported to nearby hospitals [...]

23 11, 2016

Wardlaw Terrace Fire Caused by Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

On Wednesday, Nov. 23rd at 06:24 am, 911 received a call reporting a structure fire on Wardlaw Terrace in Ashburn.  The caller advised that the rear of a neighbor’s house was on fire.  Units were dispatched from Ashburn, Lansdowne, Leesburg Fire, Moorefield, Sterling Fire, Battalion Chief 601 & 603, AC606, [...]

22 11, 2016

Vacant Home Fire

By |November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Just after 6:00am on November 22, 2016, Ashburn and other stations responded for a structure fire near Belmont Ridge Road and Gloucester Parkway. The house was abandoned. Dry and windy conditions allowed some small spots of brush to be ignited, which crews quickly extinguished.  Due to the advanced state [...]

10 11, 2016

AVFRD Reveals New EMS Patch

By |November 10th, 2016|Categories: AVFRD News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

AVFRD is proud to reveal a new EMS patch for our department.  The EMS patch is similar in styling to our engine company and truck company patches.  The bee (part of the Ashburn Swarm), sports a blue EMS helmet with the number 6 for the Ashburn Ambulance Company [...]

29 10, 2016

Truck 6 on 2 Car Crash with Extrication

By |October 29th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

28 10, 2016

AVFRD Debuts Hands-Only CPR Kiosk at Open House

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: AVFRD News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

"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 [...]

28 10, 2016

Garage Fire on Bristow Circle

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Incidents|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

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