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!



A Day in the Life of a Volunteer Firefighter or EMT

February 24th, 2023|

On March 18, 2023 from 10:00am to 2:00pm the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS), Volunteer Programs, and Recruitment & Retention committee are hosting an event located at the state of the art training facility located in Leesburg, VA. We will have apparatus available for you to [...]

National Burn Awareness Week – February 5 – 11

February 6th, 2023|

The American Burn Association has designated February 5–11, 2023, National Burn Awareness Week.  Nearly 500,000 people seek medical treatment for burns every in the United States.  An estimated 72 percent of burns occur at home according to the American Burn Association (ABA). Hot liquids, such as coffee, tea, soup [...]

Celebrate American Heart Month: Join the #OurHearts Movement

February 1st, 2023|

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 [...]

VOTE for AVFRD in Ashburn Magazine’s “Best of Ashburn ’23” contest!

January 30th, 2023|

Vote for Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department in Ashburn Magazine's "Best of Ashburn '23" contest!  Voting is now open until February 28, 2023.  Please visit the link below and vote for the AVFRD in the following subcategories under the "Around Ashburn" category: Event Venue Best Nonprofit Organization https://va.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-Ashburn-2023/gallery?group=444166 [...]

Passing of Past Chief, President, and Lifetime Member Robert Tweed Howser, Jr.

January 5th, 2023|

On December 24th, 2022 our much loved father, Robert Tweed Howser, Jr passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family in Murrells Inlet, SC. He was born March 23, 1931 to Robert T Howser Sr and Helen Adrian Howser of Ashburn Va. He lived in Loudoun County until 2020 when [...]

New Leadership elected for the AVFRD Board of Directors for 2023

January 1st, 2023|

The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) held their annual elections at their December 2022 Company Meeting.  The meeting was held in person and via Zoom.  The following members were elected to serve the AVFRD for 2023 term: President - Josh Townsend Vice President - Samantha Bailey Secretary [...]

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Looking for a place to hold an event, wedding, meeting or a birthday party? The AVFRD Founders Hall is available to rent for events, parties and meetings.


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