General news about our department, members and families.

In Honor of Lt. Dan Davidson – AVFRD Lifetime Member

By |March 25th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News|

Dan Davidson is a Lifetime Member of the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD). But what does that mean? It means that an individual is so revered and highly thought of that they retain their membership with absolutely no requirement on their part. It means that their membership [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: EMT Kimia Teymouri

By |March 8th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Why I Volunteer|

This month our Spotlight is on Kimia Teymouri. Kimia has been a volunteer EMT at AVFRD since August 2021. She stays busy, completing her third year of college while also attending paramedic school. She is currently doing her clinical rotations at the hospital. Kimia volunteers at the station three [...]

The First Step of Safety: Choose Your Ladder Wisely

By |March 5th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Safety|

By Teddy Durgin National Ladder Safety Month is all about educating the public on the steps one must take when climbing a ladder, whether at home or at work. But any industry professional worth his or her salt will tell you – safety begins even before that. It begins [...]

National Ladder Safety Month | March 2023

By |March 2nd, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Safety|

Every step matters: From step stools to extension ladders, make sure you're putting the right foot forward. Every year over 100 people die in ladder-related accidents, and thousands suffer disabling injuries. Join the American Ladder Institute (ALI) and participate in National Ladder Safety Month in March. This important month [...]

Join Us at Chilly Days Chili Fundraiser at Old Ox Brewery on March 4th!

By |February 25th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|

It’s cold outside and we have just the thing to warm you up! Join us for the Eighth Annual Chilly Days Chili Fundraiser at Old Ox Brewery on Saturday, March 4* from Noon to 4:00 p.m.** in support of the Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department. Enjoy unlimited tastings [...]

A Day in the Life of a Volunteer Firefighter or EMT

By |February 24th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News|

On March 18, 2023 from 10:00am to 2:00pm the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS), Volunteer Programs, and Recruitment & Retention committee are hosting an event located at the state of the art training facility located in Leesburg, VA. We will have apparatus available for you to [...]

National Burn Awareness Week – February 5 – 11

By |February 6th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News|

The American Burn Association has designated February 5–11, 2023, National Burn Awareness Week.  Nearly 500,000 people seek medical treatment for burns every in the United States.  An estimated 72 percent of burns occur at home according to the American Burn Association (ABA). Hot liquids, such as coffee, tea, soup [...]


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