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23 10, 2023

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By |October 23rd, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, Leesburg Police Department , and the Purcellville Police Department have once again partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration - DEA in the β€œTake-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Loudoun County [...]

6 10, 2023

The History of Fire Prevention Week

By |October 6th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

Fire Prevention Week was started by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Fire Prevention Week teaches children and adults how to stay safe in the event of a fire. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the first National Fire [...]

4 09, 2023

Labor Day Safety Tips from AVFRD

By |September 4th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Public Education|0 Comments

Staying safe during Labor Day celebrations is crucial to ensure an enjoyable holiday. Here are three important tips to help you stay safe: Pay Attention Around the Grill: Grilling is a popular Labor Day activity, but it can also pose safety risks. To stay safe: Keep a safe distance [...]

24 08, 2023

SAVE THE DATE! AVFRD Annual 5K Run and Walk

By |August 24th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Events|0 Comments

Mark your calendars for the AVFRD Annual 5K Run and Walk scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2024 (exact time to be determined). While unforeseen circumstances have necessitated postponing this year's 5K to 2024, rest assured it will return with even greater scale and enhancements. Anticipate a fresh route and [...]

17 08, 2023

AVFRD Back to College Fire Safety Message for Students

By |August 17th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Public Education|0 Comments

As you embark on your journey back to college, the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) wants to ensure that your safety remains a top priority. College life is full of excitement and new experiences, but it's essential to be prepared and vigilant when it comes to fire [...]

23 07, 2023

Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue First Responders Graduate Fire and Rescue Training

By |July 23rd, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

Congratulations to all the graduates of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) graduation ceremony held on July 20, 2023! It's truly commendable that these volunteers, despite their full-time jobs, schooling, and family obligations, dedicated countless hours over the last six months to their fire and rescue [...]

1 07, 2023

Celebrate and Stay Safe this 4th of July!

By |July 1st, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Public Education|0 Comments

Fireworks can be a source of enjoyment but can also pose risks if not handled carefully. Here are some general fireworks safety tips from Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department that can help ensure a safe holiday: Attend public fireworks displays: Enjoying fireworks at public shows conducted by professionals [...]

18 06, 2023

🌞 Know the Difference: Heat Exhaustion vs. Heat Stroke with AVFRD 🌞

By |June 18th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Public Education|0 Comments

Understanding the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke is crucial for staying safe in hot weather. Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) wants you to be aware of these conditions and their distinct characteristics: Heat Exhaustion: Symptoms: Heavy sweating, weakness, dizziness, headache, nausea or vomiting, cool, moist [...]

11 06, 2023

🚭 Smoking Safety Tips from AVFRD 🚭

By |June 11th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Public Education|0 Comments

At Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD), we prioritize your safety and well-being. Smoking poses significant fire hazards and health risks, so we would like to share some important smoking safety tips with you: 1️⃣ No Smoking Indoors: Smoking indoors increases the risk of accidental fires. Always refrain [...]

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