General news about our department, members and families.

VIRTUAL Fire Prevention Week – October 4th – 10th

By |October 1st, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has sponsored Fire Prevention Week since 1922.  This week long event has been promoted in Canada and the United States during the week of October 9th in commeroration of the Great Chicago Fire.  The fire started on October 8, 1871 and "killed more [...]

70 Years of History of the AVFRD – AVAILABLE NOW!

By |September 24th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

Explore the 70-year history of Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, from our founding in 1944 in a then small farming community to the busy, densely-populated suburban area that is Ashburn today. This book tells the story of Ashburn, VA and greater Loudoun County through the experiences of our [...]

The 2020 Combined Federal Campaign kickoff is underway!

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|

CALLING ALL FEDERAL EMPLOYEES/RETIREES! The 2020 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is underway!  Please consider giving to the Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department (AVFRD) through the CFC.  Your donation will be used to help offset the cost of running the Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department, a 100% volunteer-run [...]

THANK YOU For Feeding Our Crews!

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

Thank you to the following individuals and businesses for helping  feed the Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department evening fire and EMS operations personal during the months of April, May, June, and July!  Our crews have been extremely busy during this time due to COVID-19 and your generosity was [...]

The 2020 AVFRD Christmas Ornament is Now Available!

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

The 1st Annual Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department (AVFRD) 2020 ornament honors the Hahn, the ceremonial fire truck purchased in 1980 from the Hahn Compnay of Hamburg, Pennsylvania.  It was specially designed by five operational members of the AVFRD to meet their requirements.  It served with distinction for [...]

September is College Campus Fire Safety Month!

By |September 17th, 2020|Categories: AVFRD News|

September is Campus Fire Safety Month, and that's a great time to review best practices and put these practices into action. Whether you’re a fire safety professional or safety educator responsible for campus safety, a student or parent, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and its partners provide a wealth [...]