The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) is committed to protecting the lives and property of Ashburn and Loudoun County residents and visitors by providing the best possible fire, rescue, emergency and medical response services. We pledge to perform our duty with courage and dedication. We also strive to be active in our community and proactive with public education and prevention campaigns.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors


Join the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department as an Operational Member or Admin Member Today!

Since 1944, the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) has been answering your calls. Our community is growing and so is the need for volunteers to become trained firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). We also need administrative volunteers to assist with community outreach, public education, fundraising, publicity, building maintenance and clerical duties.

Answer the Call and Discover the Volunteer in You!






TBT – Meet Garret Owens, Our Littlest Volunteer – 8/25/2014

December 31st, 2020|

First Published on August 25, 2014 Garret's Story Six year old Garret Owens is a regular at Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, working alongside his mom, member Holly Owens, who joined us in the administrative function in July of 2013.  Along with his dad, John Owens, he often [...]

December 24th, 2020|

As Santa begins his trek around the world (check out NORAD to see where Santa is!) , the AVFRD would like to extend a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our house to your house!

Time is running out to order your 2020 AVFRD Ornament!

December 19th, 2020|

If you haven't ordered your AVFRD 2020 Christmas Ornament featuring the Hahn, time is running out!  The last day to place orders for local pick-up (Ashburn, Virginia) is Wednesday, December 23rd.  Orders that need to be shipped may not arrive by Christmas.  Click on thefollowing link to place your [...]

Congratulations to the new AVFRD Board and Officers!

December 8th, 2020|

The AVFRD held their annual elections on Monday, December 7, 2020 for the 2021 Board of Directors and Officers.  Congratulations to the following members: Executive Leadership: President - Josh Townsend Vice President - Sara Cushleg Secretary - Christina Hutto Roberts Assistant Secretary - Melissa Jennings Treasurer - Farrukh Rashid [...]

Christmas Tree Fire Safety Tips and Statistics

December 8th, 2020|

Christmas Trees Fire Facts Between 2014-2018, U.S. fire departments responded to an average 160 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year. These fires caused an average of two deaths, 14 injuries, and $10 million in direct property damage annually. Electrical distribution or lighting equipment was involved in [...]

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