General news about our department, members and families.

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

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 [...]

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

Battle of the Bulldogs Upcoming Events

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

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!

2020 Battle of the Bulldogs to Support the AVFRD

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

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 [...]

Saying Goodbye to Lifetime AVFRD member Jerry “Catfish” Earnest

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

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 [...]