General news about our department, members and families.

Temporary Burning Restrictions in Effect for Loudoun County January 19, 2021 Until Further Notice

By |January 22nd, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

Due to atmospheric pressures, the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office has enacted a temporary burn restriction for Loudoun County.  This restriction is effective as of 11:59 pm, January 19, 2021, and goes until further notice. If you have questions, call 703-737-8600.  For updates, please visit  https://www.loudoun.gov/820/Open-Burning [...]

Run the Greenway – 5K/10K/Kids Fun Run/Virtual Race

By |January 22nd, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

On Saturday, May 1, 2021 starting at 8am, the Dulles Greenway will host its first 5K, 10K and Kids Fun Run race, Run the Greenway.  Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has signed up to be a featured community partner for this event and will be receiving 100% of [...]

Please Vote for AVFRD & Josh Townsend for Best of Loudoun 2021!

By |January 8th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has been nominated in the Best of Loudoun County Nonprofit/Civic Support Organization category.  Voting for round 1 is open now until January 22nd and you can vote once a day, every day.  After voting closes, the top 5 from each category will [...]

AVFRD Annual Appeal is Underway!

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department's Annual Appeal is underway.  Appeal letters were mailed to all households (first-due area) supported by the AVFRD at the end of December.  AVFRD is a 100% volunteer-run non-profit organization providing fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services to over 40,000 homes and [...]

Happy New Year and Home Fire Safety Resolutions

By |January 1st, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

Happy 2021!  As you list out your resolutions for the New Year, don't forget about adding home safety resolutions to your list.  According to the National Fire Protection Association, "75% of all fire deaths and 73% of all injuries were caused by home fires in 2019 and a home [...]

Throw Back Thursday – Meet Garret Ownes, Our Littlest Volunteer – 8/25/2014

By |December 31st, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

First Published on August 25, 2014 Garret's Story Six year old Garret Owens is a regular at Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, working alongside his mom, member Holly Owens, who joined us in the administrative function in July of 2013.  Along with his dad, John Owens, he often [...]

Time is running out to order your 2020 AVFRD Ornament!

By |December 19th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

If you haven't ordered your AVFRD 2020 Christmas Ornament featuring the Hahn, time is running out!  The last day to place orders for local pick-up (Ashburn, Virginia) is Wednesday, December 23rd.  Orders that need to be shipped may not arrive by Christmas.  Click on thefollowing link to place your [...]

Thank You Stone Bridge High School DECA!

By |December 18th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the "Battle of the Burn" fundraising event between two local rival high schools, Broad Run and Stone Bridge, would not be held this year.  Instead, the Stone Bridge High School DECA team got created and decided to hold their own "Battle of the Bulldogs" [...]

Our 1st Virtual Bingo Was a Success!

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

Thank you everyone who joined us on Sunday, December 13th for the first AVFRD Virtual Holiday Bingo!  Congratulations to all the winners.  We had players join us from Virginia, Florida, Missouri, Maryland and California and many families played together.   Special guest callers included Erica Gormley from John Nugent & [...]