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  • Shop With AmazonSmile And Support Local Volunteer Fire Organizations (11/24/2015) - Fairfax, Va. — Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the busiest shopping days of the year. But friends of the Fairfax County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association could skip the lines and the crowds and support local fire and rescue organizations at the same time. Through our partnership with AmazonSmile, a program that […]
  • County Recognizes Newest Volunteer Firefighters (10/16/2015) - Fairfax, Va. — The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department welcomed 21 new volunteer firefighters on Oct. 16 during a recognition ceremony held at the Fairfax County Government Center. The candidates, who represent eight volunteer fire departments, were from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue recruit class “VFF 2019,″ which met from January to June. They took […]
  • Department-wide Open Houses Scheduled on Oct. 10 (9/16/2015) - Fairfax, Va. — On Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., all of the fire and rescue stations in Fairfax County will open their doors to the general public to participate in a community open house, spotlighting fire prevention. The theme for 2015 is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep.” Every firehouse will host […]
  • Support the Association by Shopping with AmazonSmile (4/8/2015) - Fairfax, Va. — Supporters of the Fairfax County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association who shop with online retailer Amazon should consider using AmazonSmile, a program that enables them to automatically donate 0.5 percent of their eligible purchases to the Association each time they shop.  This is at no extra cost to the shopper. After a […]
  • March 21 “Drive to Donate” Benefits Fairfax County Fire and Rescue (3/8/2015) - Alexandria, Va. – The operator of the 495 and 95 Express Lanes will donate the value of all tolls collected on Saturday, March 21, 2015, to the Fairfax County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association, Prince William County Fire and Rescue, and Stafford County Fire and Rescue. The donation is part of its “Drive to Donate” program, […]
  • Bailey’s Crossroads Fire Department Selects Leaders for 2015 (1/14/2015) - Falls Church, Va. — Bailey’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department has announced its officers for 2015: President: Gerry StriderChief: Tyler ThalerVice-President: Dillon DicksonTreasurer: Upeksha ThilakawardanaSecretary: Sandi Belson Bailey’s Crossroads VFD has been serving the community for more than 70 years and Fire Station 10 is one of the busiest in the county. In fiscal 2014, the department’s […]
  • Great Falls VFD Selects Leaders for 2015 (1/13/2015) - Great Falls, Va. — The Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department announced its 2015 Officers and Board of Directors: President: Joan BlissChief: Douglas WesselSecretary: Ginger SinghTreasurer: Homer JohnsBoard of Directors: Mandy Mathis, Alexis Davis, Liezel D’Souza, Melissa Cummings, Ginger Singh, and Homer Johns Great Falls VFD, in partnership with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, […]
  • Fair Oaks Fire and Rescue Announces 2015 Directors (1/12/2015) - Fairfax, Va. — The Fair Oaks Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company has announced its 2015 Board of Directors: President: Jonathan WoodVice President: Kevin MullinsTreasurer: Kelley WineSecretary: Camilla MorrisonDirectors: Shane Murphy, Bruce Rager, and Scott SterlingChief: Jack May The volunteer organization operates out of Station 21 on 12300 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, in partnership with the […]
  • Centreville Volunteer Fire Department Announces 2015 Leadership (1/11/2015) - Centreville, Va. — The Centreville Volunteer Fire Department has announced its officers for 2015: Chief: Jeff SargentPresident: Marva WilliamsSecretary: Mike WendtTreasurer: Matt LannonBoard of Directors: Judy Kostelnik, Phil Sica, Matt Lannon, Greg Nagelin, Pete Kirby, and Mike Wendt  Centreville VFD operates from Fire Station 17 and Fire Station 38, in partnership with Fairfax County Fire […]
  • Franconia VFD Announces 2015 Board (1/10/2015) - Alexandria, Va. — The Franconia Volunteer Fire Department, which serves the Franconia, Rose Hill, and Kingstowne areas of Alexandria, has announced its leadership for 2015: Chief: Tim FlemingPresident: Deborah VolkerAssistant Chief: Gary GaalVice-President: Sean McLarenSecretary: Jason FarrarTreasurer: John Swanson, Jr.Assistant Treasurer: Heather TomaszekBoard of Directors: Steve Chen, Neal Sweeney, and Joe Riviere The volunteer organization was founded in 1933 as the sixth fire department […]