30 11, 2020

By |November 30th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

During normal times, the Loudoun County Marines collect toys to distribute throughout Loudoun County as part of their Toys for Tots program.  In 2019, over 8,000 Loudoun County children received toys.  Because of Covid-19, they have had to change the way they do their collections.  To minimizing the handling [...]

26 11, 2020

By |November 26th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

On this #thankfulthursday we would like to take a moment to wish our extended Ashburn family the happiest of Thanksgivings. Be safe and enjoy the many blessings this day brings. #AVFRD #volunteerfireandrescue #neighborshelpingneighbors #community #thanksgiving #gratitude

22 11, 2020

Did you know that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires?

By |November 22nd, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

Thanksgiving fire facts Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day, the day before Thanksgiving, Easter, and Christmas Eve. In 2018, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,630 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving, the peak day for such fires. Unattended cooking was by [...]

20 11, 2020

O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree…

By |November 20th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|0 Comments

Stop by Station 6 on Ashburn Road and pick up a fresh-cut Christmas Tree (4ft - 10ft) and help suport AVFRD!  Tree sales will begin on Friday, November 27th and run through December 23rd or until we sell out.  We will also have fresh wreaths and AVFRD Christmas ornaments [...]

15 11, 2020

Battle of the Bulldogs Upcoming Events

By |November 15th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|0 Comments

Stone Bridge High School students are dedicating their annual fundraising effort to Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Please consider supporting their program in the upcoming days. Follow them on instagram @StoneBridgeBOTB. You can start donating now at: https://paypal.me/sbhsptso?locale.x=en_US Go Bulldogs!

4 11, 2020

2020 Battle of the Bulldogs to Support the AVFRD

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|0 Comments

Stone Bridge High School's DECA is selected AVFRD as their charity to help fundraise for and their first sponsored event will be the "2020 Battle of the Bulldogs" which will be held November 15-21.  100% of money raised will be donated to the AVFRD so please come out and [...]

3 11, 2020

Saying Goodbye to Lifetime AVFRD member Jerry “Catfish” Earnest

By |November 3rd, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|2 Comments

Jerry "Catfish" Earnest, of McLean, Virginia, passed away on October 25, 2020, at the Virginia Hospital Center at the age of 68.  During his time with the Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department (Company 6), he served as Sergeant and Chief Engineer. Catfish (as he was known) enjoyed nothing [...]

29 10, 2020

Join us for Virtual Holiday Bingo via Zoom!

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|0 Comments

AVFRD will be holding their first Virtual Holiday Bingo via Zoom on December 13th, 2020, 4pm - 6pm.  Each player will receive two electronic cards which will be reused for each of the six (6) games.  Door prizes and prizes for the winners of each game will be awarded.  [...]

21 10, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion at Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department – Letter to Chair Randall

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

September 24, 2018 - via email Chair Randall, The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) continues to proudly serve our community both day and night by providing emergency services, public education and opportunities for our citizens to serve one another.  However, as you have pointed out to volunteer leadership [...]