News from Ashburn, VA and Loudoun County, Virginia.

Run The Greenway – 5K, 10K, Kids Fun Run, and Virtual Race

By |January 19th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|

Run local. Support local. Get ready to make a difference this year as you Run The Greenway and support local Loudoun Charities.  On Saturday, May 7, 2022, the Dulles Greenway will host its second annual 5K,10K and Kids Fun Run race, Run the Greenway. The family friendly race is [...]

It’s time to deck the halls, but follow NFPA’s simple safety tips to help keep yourself and your family and friends safer from fire.

By |December 4th, 2021|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|

Holiday decorations U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 790 home structure fires per year that began with decorations, excluding Christmas trees, in 2015-2019. These fires caused an annual average of one civilian fire death, 26 civilian fire injuries and $13 million in direct property damage. One in [...]

AVFRD Junior Member Recognized for Life-Saving Actions to Aid Fellow Student

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|Tags: , , , , |

When we are on duty, we draw our strength, knowledge and courage from those around us.  There is no doubt that AVFRD has some of the finest people in our community within our ranks.  But what happens when we find ourselves facing an emergency when not on duty and without [...]

AVFRD Personnel Help to Restore Ashburn Colored School

By |October 10th, 2016|Categories: Community News|Tags: , , , , |

Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department personnel joined with over 600 of our neighbors from Ashburn and surrounding communities to restore the old Ashburn Colored School following an incident of vandalism that left the building marred with racist and vulgar graffiti.  The building is less than a quarter mile [...]

Neighbors Supporting Neighbors!

By |May 15th, 2014|Categories: Community News, Incidents|

Volunteering our time to help the community goes beyond just sitting around the firehouse waiting for the gong to ring. Whether the emergency that we respond to has a positive or negative effect, our volunteers truly care about every citizen that comes into our lives.  AVFRD is in all aspects [...]

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