News & Announcements

Posted on: June 14, 2019

Fire Officials Share Fireworks Safety Tips and 2019 Public Firework Displays

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As July 4th festivities approach, the Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office wants you to begin planning for a safe holiday. In 2017, U.S. hospital emergency rooms treated an estimated 12,900 people for fireworks related injuries. Children younger than 15 y...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

New Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station Opens for Service, Thursday, May 30

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Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is pleased to announce that the Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station No. 27 will officially open for operations on May 30, 2019.

The Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station is located at 41380 Gardenia Drive in Aldie o...

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Posted on: May 26, 2019

Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Ashburn Townhouse Fire

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On the eleven-year anniversary of the tragic Meadowood fire in Leesburg that was caused by improperly discarded smoking materials, a fire in an Ashburn townhouse demonstrates that this is a still a very real danger and residents must practice safe behavio...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Stay Safe this Memorial Day with Grilling Safety Tips

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Often considered the unofficial kick-off to summer, Memorial Day weekend includes lots of celebrations featuring cookouts and barbecues. But it also means the increased risk of grilling fires. U.S. fire departments responded to 10,200 home fires involving...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Pool and Water Safety!

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As swimming pools across Loudoun County open this Memorial Day weekend and people of all ages take to the water to cool off, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Officials remind residents to be vigilant about pool and water safety. The USA Swimming Foundation ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

LC-CFRS’s Smoke Alarm Program Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

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As we kick off the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System’s (LC-CFRS) new Smoke Alarm Program this Saturday, May 4, 2019, Loudoun residents will routinely observe fire and rescue personnel out in the community offering free smoke alarm i...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

2019 Emergency Medical Services Community Open House Events

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Each year National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who provide day-to-day lifesaving services on medicine's "front line." This year EMS Week has been ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Open Burning Ban Takes Effect May 1, 2019

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office reminds our residents and visitors that open burning is prohibited in Loudoun County between May 1st and September 30th. These regulations prohibit open air fires or open burning with the following considerations:

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Electrical Malfunction Identified as Cause of Aldie House Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office investigation determines yesterday’s house fire in Aldie was due to an electrical wiring malfunction.

At 12:10 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2019, the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

2019 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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The week of April 14 through April 20, 2019, has officially been recognized as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System along with the Loudoun County Sheri...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Fire and Rescue System Honors 2018 Awardees

Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System Awards and Recognition

            On Monday, April 8, 2019, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) held its Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony to honor Loudoun's first responders, staff and citizen...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Tragic Death Brings to Life a New, Innovative Model for Out-of-Hospital Blood Transfusions

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Inova Health System, Inova Trauma and Blood Donor Services, and the Northern Virginia EMS Council, in collaboration with the Fairfax County and Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Departments, are proud to announce the launch of Field Available Component Trans...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

80 First Responders Graduate Fire Rescue Training

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Leesburg, VA. - The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is honored to announce the graduation of 80 first responders personnel who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training. A graduation ceremony was held on Monday, Marc...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

LC-CFRS Members Participate in Annual JEMS EMS Competition

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Recently members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System participated as subject matter experts for a resoundingly successful 2019 JEMS Games. Assistant Chief Robin Davis of the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad, Dr. John Morgan, the Loudoun C...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

“Spring Forward:” Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

NEWSFLASH LC-CFRS smoke alarm guy 2018

Sunday, March 10, 2019 we “spring forward” and set our clocks ahead one hour in observance of daylight saving time. As we change our clocks, our fire prevention team asks that you use this opportunity to check the batteries in your smo...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Two Fires in Loudoun County Displace Three and Cause Significant Damages

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Two fires in Loudoun County within eight hours of each other fortunately resulted in no injuries, but displaced three residents, several animals and did over a half million dollars in damages. Fire Officials issue important safety reminders as we usher ou...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Discarded Smoking Material Causes Sterling Townhouse Fire

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Just after 8:04 p.m., Monday, March 4, 2019, the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a 911 call from the occupant reporting a structure fire at 46000 Block of Ashmere Square in Sterling. The caller reported fire in his townhouse....

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

High Winds contribute to House Fire in Philomont, VA

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    Just after 2:25 p.m., Monday, February 25th, 2019, units from Philomont, Aldie, Round Hill, Purcellville, Leesburg, South Riding and numerous command and safety officers were dispatched for a structure fire in the 20200 block of Greg...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Busy Weekend as Firefighters Respond to High-Rise Fire with Sprinkler Activation & Mobile Home Fire

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Just after 3:30 p.m., Saturday, February 23, 2019, units from Ashburn and Lansdowne were dispatched for a reported automatic fire alarm in an 11-story high-rise building located in the 19000 block of Cypress Ridge Terrace in Lansdowne Woods, Leesburg, VA....

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Loudoun County Fire & Rescue Hosting Revolutionary Training Program for Firefighters

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As tactical athletes, firefighters face adverse weather conditions, unpredictable environments, and risk their lives daily to keep their communities safe. They consistently endure physical and mental stress for the duration of their time served. As a resu...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Open Burning Restrictions: “4:00 p.m. Law” Commences February 15

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office is reminding citizens that open burning is restricted in Loudoun County between February 15 and April 30. The regulations, which prohibit open air fires, or open burning as it is commonly referred to, betw...

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Posted on: February 2, 2019

Smoke Alarms Saves a Family of Four in Round Hill House Fire

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Just after 4:00 a.m., Saturday, February 2, 2019, units from Round Hill, Purcellville, Loudoun Heights, Hamilton, Leesburg, Clarke County and numerous command and safety officer were dispatched for a reported structure fire in the Blue Ridge District of L...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Loudoun County Fire Engine Involved in Accident

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Just before 11:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 15th, Loudoun County Middleburg Engine 603 was involved in a single vehicle accident on Zulla Road in Fauquier County. Engine 603 was returning from a mutual aid emergency medical call in Fauquier County when the e...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Fire Marshal’s Office Make Arrest in Tuesday Morning Vehicle Fire

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649January 9, 2019

 

For Immediate Release:Fire Marshal’s Office Make Arrest in Tuesday Morning Vehicle Fire

 

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Two Early Morning Arson Fires in Leesburg Destroy Vehicles, Fire Officials Requesting Information

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649January 3, 2019

 

For Immediate Release:Two Early Morning Arson Fires in Leesburg Destroy Vehicles, Fire Officials Requesting Information...

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Posted on: December 27, 2018

Christmas Day Fire Displaces 8, Firefighters Deliver Christmas Presents to Children

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649December 27, 2018

For Immediate Release:Accidental Christmas Fire Destroys Family Home, Firefighters Ensure Children Receive Gifts

The Loudoun Cou...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Annual Coat Drive Proceeds to Provide Much Needed Relief for Local Families

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649December 13, 2018

For Immediate Release:Annual Coat Drive Proceeds to Provide Much Needed Relief for Local Families

Leesburg, VA. - On Monday, Dec...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Ashburn House Fire Highlights Importance of Smoke Alarms and Non-Combustible Siding

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649December 6th, 2018

For Immediate Release:Ashburn House Fire Highlights Importance of Smoke Alarms and Non-Combustible Siding

Just after 2:00 p.m. ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

RapidSOS Technology Gets Loudoun First Responders to Patients Sooner

RapidSOS Newsflash

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649December 6th, 2018

For Immediate Release:RapidSOS Technology Gets Loudoun First Responders to Patients Sooner

The Loudoun County Emergency Communi...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Fire and Rescue Metrorail Training Simulator Wins National Award

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For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

[email protected] or 571-233-1649

December 5, 2018

 

For Immediate Release:

Fire and Rescue Metrorail Training Simulator Wins National Award 

 Tuesday, Dec...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Loudoun County Firefighters Participate in 2018 Toys for Tots Campaign

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System and the Loudoun Career Fire Fighters Association are pleased to announce their participation in the 71st Annual Toys for Tots Campaign. “We are proud to once again participate in this wonderful ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Loudoun’s Fire and Rescue System Awarded $1.6 Million Federal Grant

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Loudoun County Fire and Rescue has been awarded a $1.634 million federal grant to begin building a comprehensive Fitness/Wellness and Injury Reduction Training Program for our system members. 

This award is through the Assistance to Firefighters G...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

2018 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Celebrated

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLoudoun County Fire and Rescue[email protected] or 571-233-1649or
Kraig Troxell, Media Relations & Communications ManagerLoudoun County Sheriff's Office[email protected]Read on...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Fire and Rescue System Honors 33 Awardees

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For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649March 30, 2018

For Immediate Release:Fire and Rescue System Honors 33 Awardees       &am...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

“Spring Forward”, Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
March 9, 2018

For Immediate Release:“Spring Forward”, Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

Sunday, March...Read on...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Brower Named Virginia’s Career Fire Chief of the Year

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
February 27, 2018

Brower Named Virginia’s Career Fire Chief of the Year Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is proud to announce that...Read on... Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 26, 2018

Fire-Rescue and Law Enforcement Training to be Conducted in Arcola

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLoudoun County Fire and Rescueemail or 571-233-1649or
Kraig Troxell, Media Relations & Communications Manager Loudoun County Sheriff’s Officeemail or 703-771...Details...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Electrical Fire in Lovettsville Displaces Three Adults

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
February 15, 2018

For Immediate Release:Electrical Fire in Lovettsville Displaces Three Adults

Lovettsville, VA. – The Loudoun Cou...Read on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Working Smoke Alarms Alert Family to House Fire

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
February 8, 2018

For Immediate Release:Working Smoke Alarms Alert Family to House Fire

In the early morning hours of February 1st the Loud...Read on...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Open Burning Restrictions: “4:00 p.m. Law” Commences February 15

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information [email protected] or 571-233-1649
February 6, 2018

For Immediate Release: Open Burning Restrictions: “4:00 p.m. Law” Commences February 15&n...Read on...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Saturday’s Early Morning Fire in Ashburn Ruled Arson; Officials Seeking Information

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
January 29, 2018

For Immediate Release:Saturday’s Early Morning Fire in Ashburn Ruled Arson; Officials Seeking Information

Ashbu...Read on...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Rash of Fires Caused by Open Burning Prompts Warning From Fire Officials

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer
[email protected] or 571-233-1649
January 24, 2018

For Immediate Release:
Rash of Fires Caused by Open Burning Prompts Warning From Fire Officials 

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Posted on: January 21, 2018

Early Morning Fire at Monroe Technology Center

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649January 21, 2018

For Immediate Release:Early Morning Fire at Monroe Technology Center

Leesburg, VA. - Just after midnight Sunday, January 21st...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Victim Identified in Lovettsville House Fire

For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

[email protected] or 571-233-1649

December 14, 2017

 

For Immediate Release:

Victim Identified in Lovettsville House Fire

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal&...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Automatic Fire Sprinklers Prevent Further Damages at Local High School

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information [email protected] or 571-233-1649
December 11, 2017

For Immediate Release:Automatic Fire Sprinklers Prevent Further Damages at Local High School

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Oakgrove Road Fire Displaces Sterling Family

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information [email protected] or 571-233-1649
December 11, 2017

For Immediate Release:Oakgrove Road Fire Displaces Sterling Family The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office inv...Read on...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Fatal House Fire in Lovettsville

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information [email protected] or 571-233-1649
December 11, 2017

For Immediate Release:Fatal House Fire in Lovettsville

Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s remain on scene investiga...Read on...

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Posted on: December 9, 2017

Ashburn Fire Displaces Family of Five

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649December 9, 2017For Immediate Release:Ashburn Fire Displaces Family of Five

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Carbon Monoxide Safety Precautions

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649December 8, 2017

For Immediate Release:Carbon Monoxide Safety Precautions

Are you and your family protected against Carbon Monoxide emergencies ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Put a Freeze On Winter Fires - Home Heating Safety

According to the United States Fire Administration, heating equipment is involved in one out of six reported home fires and is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Nearly half of home heating equipment fires are reported during the months of December, Jan...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Loudoun Fire and Rescue Chief Completes International Professional Designation Process

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer
[email protected] or 571-233-1649
November 29, 2017

Leesburg, VA. –Assistant Chief Matthew Tobia of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System has successfully c...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Loudoun County Firefighters Participate in 2017 Toys for Tots Campaign

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The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue System and the Loudoun Career Fire Fighters Association are pleased to announce their participation in the 70th Annual Toys for Tots Campaign, sponsored by the United Stated Marine Corps Reserve. “The departm...
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Posted on: November 2, 2017

“Fall Back”, Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

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On Sunday, November 5, 2017, we “fall back” and set our clocks back one hour to Eastern Standard Time.  As we do, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue reminds citizens to use this opportunity to check the batteries in your smoke ala...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Public Safety Officials Offer Halloween Safety Tips

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLoudoun County Fire and Rescue[email protected], 571-233-1649

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Kraig Troxell, Public Information OfficerLoudoun County Sheriff’s Office   &nb...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

COAT DRIVE - Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Members Partner With One Warm Coat®

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649OrDanielle Brosan[email protected]October 23, 2017

For Immediate Release:Loudoun County Fire Rescue Members Partner With One Warm Co...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Basement Fire on Gunflint Way in Sterling

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
October 12, 2017

For Immediate Release:Basement Fire on Gunflint Way in Sterling

Sterling, VA. – The Loudoun County Fire Marshal...Read on...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Auto Accident with Entrapment and Hazardous Materials Response

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer
[email protected] or 571-233-1649
October 12, 2017

For Immediate Release:Auto Accident with Entrapment and Hazardous Materials Response

Hamilton, VA. – Yesterday&a...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2017

Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Lovettsville Fire that Displaced Eight

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649October 7, 2017

For Immediate Release:Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Lovettsville Fire that Displaced Eight

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Do You Have a Home Escape Plan?

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649October 5, 2017

For Immediate Release:Every Second Counts! Do you and your family know what to do when the smoke alarm sounds?

It’s 2 ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

October Fire Prevention Month Events

For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

[email protected] or 571-233-1649

September 29, 2017

For Immediate Release:

October Fire Prevention Month Events

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

2017 Fill-the-Boot for Muscular Dystrophy

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officeremail or 571-233-1649
August 23, 2017

For Immediate Release:2017 Fill-the-Boot for Muscular Dystrophy     As the end of summer approaches firefighters acro...Read on... Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Loudoun Metrorail Training Simulator Opens

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Loudoun County and Metro officials Wednesday celebrated the opening of the new Metrorail Training Simulator located at the Oliver Robert Dubé Fire and Rescue Training Academy in Leesburg. The simulator will provide innovative training opportuni...Details...

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