5 03, 2024

Thank You Community for your Support!

By |March 5th, 2024|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who came out to support this year’s “Chilly Days Chili Fundraiser” hosted by Old Ox Brewery in support of the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department! This year was AVFRD’s first annual Fire Truck Pull event in support of the fallen firefighter Trevor Brown and [...]

4 03, 2024

AVFRD Celebrates Eighty Years of Volunteer Service at Annual Awards Banquet

By |March 4th, 2024|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) held its Annual Banquet and Awards dinner on Saturday, January 27, 2027 celebrating 80 years of service to the Ashburn community.  The evening’s program was hosted by President Josh Townsend and featured remarks from Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall. Guests [...]

17 02, 2024

Home Explosion in Sterling Leaves 1 Firefighter Deceased, FMO Investigating

By |February 17th, 2024|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

UPDATE (February 17, 2024 at 10:30 a.m.): The fallen firefighter from last night’s home explosion in Sterling has been identified as Firefighter Trevor Brown, 45, of the Sterling Volunteer Fire Company. He has been affiliated with the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System since 2016. Please keep Firefighter Brown’s [...]

1 02, 2024

WE NEED YOUR VOTE for Best of Ashburn!

By |February 1st, 2024|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

Voting has opened in Ashburn Magazine's annual Best of Ashburn competition and Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department needs your votes to help win Best Nonprofit Organization (that serves Ashburn) again this year! You can vote once per category per day, so vote early and often (!).  Voting ends [...]

19 01, 2024

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

By |January 19th, 2024|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

Congratulations to the graduates of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) ceremony held on January 18, 2024! It's truly impressive that these volunteers, balancing full-time jobs, schooling, and family responsibilities, devoted numerous hours over the past six months to their fire and rescue training. Special recognition [...]

5 01, 2024

Snow Shoveling Tips

By |January 5th, 2024|Categories: AVFRD News, Public Education|0 Comments

With our initial snowfall on the horizon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department - AVFRD wants to emphasize the importance of taking it easy during snow shoveling. Maintaining good health while clearing snow involves several crucial practices:Warm-up: Treat it like exercise; warm up your body with light stretching or a short [...]

14 12, 2023

New Leadership elected for the AVFRD Board of Directors for 2024

By |December 14th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News|0 Comments

The AVFRD Board of Directors for 2024 were elected at the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department's annual elections during their December 2023 Company Meeting. The meeting convened both in person and via Teams, and the following members will be serving AVFRD for the 2024 term: President: Josh Townsend [...]

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 “Take-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Loudoun County [...]


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