General news about our department, members and families.

It’s time to deck the halls, but follow NFPA’s simple safety tips to help keep yourself and your family and friends safer from fire.

By |December 4th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|

Holiday decorations U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 790 home structure fires per year that began with decorations, excluding Christmas trees, in 2015-2019. These fires caused an annual average of one civilian fire death, 26 civilian fire injuries and $13 million in direct property damage. One in [...]

NFPA urges added caution when preparing this year’s Thanksgiving feast, as Thanksgiving Day represents the leading day for U.S. home cooking fires

By |November 20th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

As Thanksgiving fast approaches, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is urging everyone to use added caution when celebrating the holiday, as Thanksgiving Day represents the leading day for home cooking fires. More than three times as many cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day as a typical day of [...]

AVFRD Presents…Virtual Holiday Bingo

By |October 30th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|

Come play BINGO with us virtually on Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 4pm -6pm.  This Zoom event is free but donations are greatly appreciated!  Registration is required. 2 cards per player which are reused for each game 6 Games Great Prizes for the winners! Sign up by 12/9 to [...]

Loudoun Law Enforcement, DEA Partner for Prescription Take-Back Day

By |October 15th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office partners with local police departments and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in the annual "Take-Back" initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. Loudoun County residents will be able to discard potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction at [...]