General news about our department, members and families.

TBT – New Group of Prospective Members

By |February 18th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

This post originally appeared on the AVFRD The Alternate Channel Blog on 6/1/2014. May 27, 2014.   The day that a new group of prospective members met at Station 22 for a first hand look at Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.  A group of five women and three men sat down [...]

Coming Soon! Irish Red at House 6 Brewing Co. to honor AVFRD Life Member Anne Marie O’Callaghan Mason

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

A few of our members had the opportunity to visit House 6 Brewing Co. to help them start brewing their new Irish Red, the Anne Marie. The beer will be ready for St Patrick’s Day and is named after AVFRD’s own Irish redhead, Anne Marie O’Callaghan Mason. Anne Marie is a [...]

Famous Firehouse Grilled Chicken Event is Back!

By |February 4th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News, Fundraisers|

AVFRD will be hosting their first Famous Firehouse Grilled Chicken event for 2021 on Saturday, March 13th from Noon-6pm.  This event was so successfully last fall that we sold out so pre-order your meals now here.  More information about the event can be found below:

February is American Heart Month

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

Each February, NHLBI and The Heart Truth® celebrate American Heart Month by motivating Americans to adopt healthy lifestyles to prevent heart disease. Focusing on your heart health has never been more important. People with poor cardiovascular health are also at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Research shows that we're [...]

Check out Loudoun County’s “The Fire 4-1-1” winter newsletter!

By |January 29th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

The winter edition of The Fire 4-1-1 newsletter published by the County of Loudoun Combined Fire and Rescue System is now available on their website here.  This is a great resource to get fire safety tips and information about some of the common fire causes in the county and cost [...]

TBT – Meet Jack Kerns, AVFRD Firefighter

By |January 28th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News|

This post originally appeared on the AVFRD The Alternate Channel Blog on 7/22/2014. Jack Kearns is an Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue firefighter.  Recently, he spent some time with Lauren Mazzatenta talking about his experience with AVFRD. Jack didn’t grow up in Ashburn and he doesn’t live in Loudoun [...]

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 [...]