News from Ashburn, VA and Loudoun County, Virginia.

Every Second Counts in a Home Fire – Practice Your Escape Route!

By |April 10th, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|

Your ability to get out of your home during a fire depends on advance warning from smoke alarms and advance planning Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as one or two minutes to escape safely once the smoke alarm sounds. A closed door may [...]

Celebrate American Heart Month: Join the #OurHearts Movement

By |February 1st, 2023|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|

February is American Heart Month! Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we’re more successful at meeting our health [...]

Ashburn Volunteer Graduates Elite Advanced Tactical Medic Training

By |January 15th, 2023|Categories: Community News|

Matthew Dodds, a member of the Loudoun County Combined Fire Rescue System, Ashburn Volunteer Station recently completed his Advanced Tactical Medic certification in Gilbert, Arizona. Counter Narcotics and Terrorism Operational Medical Support or “CONTOMS” is a public-private partnership of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Tactical [...]

Santa Claus is coming to Lansdowne and Ashburn!

By |November 28th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|

Santa's elves have confirmed that he will be arriving in Ashburn this week for the AVFRD's annual Santa ride through Lansdowne (Friday, December 2nd) and Ashburn (Saturday, December 3rd).  Santa will leave Station 22 on Friday at 5pm and leave Station 6 on Saturday at 5pm.  Below is route [...]

Start building your original fire truck for AVFRD’s 2022 DESIGN YOUR FIRE TRUCK LEGO® CONTEST!

By |September 9th, 2022|Categories: Community News|

Dust off those LEGOS® (other compatible plastic bricks and elements) and start building your original fire truck for the "Design Your Fire Truck LEGO® Contest" which will be held during Open House on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Click here for contest guidelines and entry information.

Pancake Breakfast at Station 6 – July 10th – 8am – Noon

By |July 9th, 2022|Categories: AVFRD News, Community News|

Join us on July 10th at the Ashburn Fire Station for our Pancake Breakfast.  We start serving at 8am and end at Noon.  Tickets can be purchased at the door or can be pre-purchased.  For more information or to pre-purchase your tickets, please visit Pancake Breakfast. [...]

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 [...]


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