General news about our department, members and families.

Stay Safe this Memorial Day with Grilling Safety Tips from LCFRS

By |May 29th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

Often considered the unofficial kick-off to summer, Memorial Day weekend includes lots of celebrations, cookouts, and barbeques. But it also means the increased risk of grilling fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association, on average, 10,600 home fires are started by grills each year!  Failing to properly clean [...]

Retirement Luncheon Held for Jeanette Bland

By |May 24th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

Jeanette Bland started with the AVFRD on January 28, 2007 and recently retired on January 7, 2022.  A luncheon, which was pushed back from earlier in the year because of Covid, was recently held for her to celebrate her retirement from the department. Jeanette managed the Administrative Office and [...]

You’ve Seen Us!

By |May 21st, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News, Why I Volunteer|

The following Public Service Announcement was produced by Jeff Fitzgerald, a member of the Round Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.  He has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and features Loudoun County Fire and Rescue volunteers, including Ashburn!  Congratulations Jeff! For more information on how to volunteer with [...]

EMS Week – 5/15/2022 – 5/23/2022

By |May 15th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

Thank you to our Emergency Medical Technicians! Rising to the Challenge May 15-23, 2022 Press Release MARCH 24, 2022—WASHINGTON, DC—The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), in partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), is proud to announce the theme for EMS Week 2022: RISING TO [...]

AVFRD Voted “BEST Non-Profit Organization”

By |May 12th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

Thank you, Ashburn, for voting us as "Best Non Profit Organization" in Ashburn Magazine BEST OF Contest 2022!  We sincerely appreciate your confidence and trust in the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and we will continue to provide the best possible fire, rescue, emergency and medical response services [...]

Next Household Hazardous Waste Event is May 21 in Ashburn

By |May 11th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2022,  8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at the Ashburn North Park and Ride, 45151 Russell Branch Parkway in Ashburn. Loudoun residents are welcome to bring HHW from their homes to the event, free [...]

Spring Donation Campaign Underway!

By |May 8th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

Dear Neighbor, If you’re ever in trouble, we are your neighbors who show up to help! AVFRD is a 100% volunteer-run non-profit organization providing fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services to over 40,000 homes and businesses in the Ashburn area. These volunteers donated an estimated 100,000 hours of [...]

Volunteer EMT/Firefighter Wins Miss Virginia 2022

By |April 21st, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News|

Congratulations to AVFRD's own Kailee Horvath on becoming Miss Virginia 2022!  Kailee has been with the company since 2017 and is both an EMT and firefighter and she is not the only Horvath that volunteers for the department; her mother is in Support Services, her father and brother are [...]

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