News & Announcements

Posted on: September 21, 2022

Accidental Fire Destroys Purcellville Barn

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Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office (LCFR-FMO) offers safety tips after an accidental fire destroyed a large barn yesterday afternoon. Just before 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2022, the Loudoun County Emergency Com...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Fire Marshal’s Office Makes Arrest in Sterling Fire

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On Monday, September 12, 2022, the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office (LCFR-FMO) arrested Julian Darius Karapetkov on six felony warrants for a fire that occurred earlier this month on Whittingham Circle in Sterling.

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

LCFR Fire Marshal’s Office Make Arrest in Leesburg Auto Fire

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Matthew Christopher Bush was arrested on a felony warrant, obtained by the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office (LCFR-FMO), for the burning of his 2021 Honda Civic. 

On August 12, 2022, members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire a...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Responds to Two Fires in Leesburg

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Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) responded to two fires in Leesburg, Virginia on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. One of the fires was due to an electrical malfunction due to the use of an incompatible cellular phone charger and charging cord. This high...

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Posted on: September 4, 2022

Fire Marshal's Office Seeks Community Assistance After Sterling Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office (LCFR-FMO) is seeking the communities assistance related to a fire that occurred around 4:00 a.m., Sunday, September 4, 2022, on Whittingham Circle in the Algonkian/Countryside area of Ste...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Support Loudoun Firefighters as they Fill-the-Boot for Muscular Dystrophy

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Labor Day weekend, members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) and the Loudoun Career Fire Fighters Association (LCFFA) Local 3756 will join the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to collect donations for the 2022 “...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

LCFR Fire Marshal’s Office Make Arrest in Aldie Fire

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Investigators from the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office (LCFR-FMO) have made an arrest in an incendiary fire that damaged an Aldie home in May of 2022.

Just before 8:00 a.m. on Saturday May 14, 2022, Loudoun County Fire and Re...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Residents Safely Evacuate Aldie Garage Fire

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Firefighters offer crucial safety tips after an early morning fire displaces two adults and a child from their Aldie home.  

Just after 12:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 2, 2022, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue units from Kirkpatrick Farms, Aldie, Dulles...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Purcellville House Fire Displaces Two People and One Dog

July 28 2022 House Fire in Purcellville

At 5:08 a.m., Thursday, July 28, 2022, the Loudoun County Emergency Communication Center (ECC) received a 911 call reporting a fire in a residential structure in the 35000 block of Milligans Run Lane in Purcellville. Initial calls reported that the occupa...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Early Morning Leesburg Townhouse Fire Injures One Firefighter and Displaces 13 Occupants

July 26 2022 Townhouse Fire

At approximately 2:14 AM, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, the Loudoun County Emergency Communication Center (ECC) received a 911 call reporting an explosion and fire in a residential structure in the 42000 block of Running Creek Square in Leesburg. While units we...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Electrical Fire Displaces Lovettsville Residents

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Fire Marshal’s from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) offer safety tips after an electrical fire displaced two families in Lovettsville.

At approximately 4:30 AM, Saturday, July 16, 2022, the Loudoun County Emergency Communication Center rece...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

67 First Responders Graduate Fire and Rescue Training

Congratulations!

The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is honored to announce the graduation of 67 first responders who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training. On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, a graduation ceremony was held re...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Two Firefighters Injured During Severe Storm Response

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At approximately 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2022, Loudoun County experienced severe storm activity, which resulted in high winds, lightning, and heavy rain. The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) responded to numerous calls for a...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Loudoun Fire Officials Offer Critical Fireworks Safety Tips and 2022 Fireworks Event Schedule

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) wants to ensure a memorable and SAFE Fourth of July holiday for you and your family. Fireworks cause thousands of serious injuries every year, sending adults and children to the emergency room. ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

LC-CFRS Responds to Numerous Calls for Assistance During Severe Thunderstorm

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) responded to numerous calls for help during the evening hours of Thursday, June 16, 2022, due to the severe thunderstorm, which produced heavy rain and many lightning strikes. Below is informati...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Lightning Strike Causes Sterling Fire

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            The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) Fire Marshal’s Office determined that a lightning strike was the cause of a fire yesterday afternoon that displaced a Sterling family.&am...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

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, cookouts, and barbeques. But it also means the increased risk of grilling fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association, on average, 10,...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Officials Offer Pool and Water Safety Tips

WATER SAFETY newsflash

As swimming pools across the area open this Memorial Day weekend and we take to the water to cool off, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue reminds residents to be vigilant about pool and water safety. Not including boating incidents, on average about 10 people...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Loudoun Wins National Achievement Awards for Innovation

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Loudoun County has been recognized with five 2022 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs. Loudoun’s award-winning programs, which include several that came out...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Lithium-Ion Battery Causes Fire in Leesburg

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Investigators from the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) have classified a fire in Leesburg on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as accidental, caused by a failure of a lithium-ion battery pack during a charging cycle. The fi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Loudoun Delivers Fire Engine to Holmes County, Mississippi; Sister County Agreement Signed

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What began as an informal conversation between community leaders about protecting the life and safety of residents has culminated in the signing of a formal Sister County agreement between Loudoun County, Virginia, and Holmes County, Mississippi, and in t...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

LCFR-FMO Reveal Cause of the Fire that Heavily Damaged a Chantilly Home on Monday

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Investigators from the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) have concluded their investigation into the cause of a house fire on Paramount Place in Chantilly on Monday, May 2, 2022. The cause has been attributed to a...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Fire Heavily Damages Chantilly Home

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            Investigators from the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) remain on scene after a house fire erupted in a Chantilly residence late Monday a...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Open Burning Ban Takes Effect May 1, 2022

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The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal's Office reminds our residents and visitors that open burning is prohibited in Loudoun County and the incorporated Towns of Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, and...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

LC-CFRS and FCFRD Honored with CFSI and Masimo’s Award for Excellence in EMS

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At the 2022 CFSI Symposium and Dinner on Thursday, April 7, 2022, the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and Masimo honored the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) and the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (FCFRD) wi...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Fire Marshal Determines the Cause of Ashburn Garage Fire to be Battery Charging Malfunction

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The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office (LCFR-FMO) has determined the cause of a garage fire in the 44000 block of Mossy Brook Square in Ashburn to be accidental, as the fire originated in the charging system while charging the electric v...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

National Volunteer Week Honors Loudoun's Volunteer First Responders

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As proclaimed by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, the week of April 17-23, 2022, has been designated as National Volunteer Week in recognition of the hundreds of dedicated volunteer members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System who...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Loudoun Celebrates Public Safety Communications Staff

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As proclaimed by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, the week of April 10 – 16, 2022 is designated as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Throughout the week, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System, the Loudoun County...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

LCFR Assistant Chief Accepted to Fire Service Executive Development Institute

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Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to announce that Assistant Chief of Operations James Williams has been accepted into the Fire Service Executive Development Institute (FSEDI). Chief ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Loudoun’s Fire and Rescue System Honors 2021 Awardees

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 Last week, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) held their Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony to honor Loudoun's first responders, staff, and citizens, who made dramatic contributions to the life and safety o...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

LC-CFRS Kicking Off Annual Smoke Alarm Program to Protect Loudoun Residents

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System’s (LC-CFRS) annual smoke alarm program kicks off this Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in neighborhoods across Loudoun County. 

“During a house fire, you h...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

LCSO and LC-CFRS Announce Dates for 34th Annual McGruff Safety Camps

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) are proud to announce the 34th Annual McGruff Safety Camps. Due to scheduled school renovations, this year’s camps will be held...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Update – Deceased Victim Located and Cause Identified in Two-Alarm Fire in Ashburn

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After firefighters battled an aggressive two-alarm fire in the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 29, 2022, investigators from the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office located a deceased victim inside the home of the fire origin on Nash...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Fire in Ashburn

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Firefighters from the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) and Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s remain on scene after an early morning fire damages four Ashburn homes and leaves one missing. 

Just before 1:30 a.m.,...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

50 First Responders Graduate Fire and Rescue Training

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is honored to announce the graduation of 50 first responders who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training. A graduation ceremony was held on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, a...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Firefighters Rescue One Civilian and One Firefighter Injured in Purcellville Townhouse Fire

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Firefighters rescued a civilian from the third-floor window who became trapped in a townhouse fire on Oliver Court in Purcellville last evening. During the rescue process, a firefighter encountered an emergency, which required them to also be rescued from...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Basement Fire Displaces Ashburn Residents

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At approximately 7:40 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022, the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a house fire on Sweet Clover Place in Ashburn. Loudoun County Fire and Rescue units from Ashburn, Moorefield, Kincora, S...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

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

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Sunday, March 13, 2022, we “spring forward” and set our clocks ahead one hour in observance of daylight-saving time. The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System asks that you also check the batteries in your smoke alarms, carbon...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Loudoun Agencies Win 2021 Governors Fire Service Award and Fire Service Health & Safety Award

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is proud to announce that their integrated “High Threat Team” was recently awarded the 2021 Governor’s Fire...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Sunday's Accidental House Fire in Ashburn Sends Three to Area Hospitals

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The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) Fire Marshal’s Office determined Sunday morning’s house fire was accidental, due to an electrical malfunction in the home. 

Just before 2:00 a.m., Sunday, February 27, 2022, the Loudoun...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Twenty-five Firefighter/EMTs Graduate from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue’s 41st Recruit Academy

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On Friday, February 25th, 2022, twenty-five Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician’s graduated from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue’s 41st recruit class in an official ceremony at Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg. 

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Electrical Failure Causes Sterling Fire

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Fire Marshal’s from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue are offering safety tips after this morning’s electrical fire in Sterling destroyed a structure and injured one adult. 

Just after 11:30 a.m., Friday, February 18, 2022, the Lo...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Early Morning House Fire Displaces South Riding Residents

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Fire Marshals from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue determine an early morning house fire that displaced two South Riding residents was accidental. 

At approximately 4:00 a.m., Monday, February 14, 2022, the Loudoun County Emergency Communications C...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

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

Open Burning 4pm Law Newsflash 2022

The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue 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 r...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Famous Accelerant Detection Canine Dolley Retires

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            The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System’s (LC-CFRS) Accelerant Detection Canine Dolley has retired and was honored for her service with an official proclamation at Tues...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Accidental Fire Tuesday Night Displaces Nine in Sterling

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An investigation into last night’s house fire in Sterling determined the fire was accidental, caused by an unattended candle.

Just before 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25th, 2022, firefighters from Sterling, Kincora, Ashburn, Moorefield, Fairfax...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

All Animals Rescued from Barn Fire in Lovettsville

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On Monday, January 24, 2022, at approximately 9:13 a,m., the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) Emergency Communications Center received a call reporting a barn on fire with animals inside. The caller also relayed that the fire was spreading quickly.&a...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

10 People Displaced Following House Fire in Sterling

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On Wednesday, January 5, 2022, a fire likely caused by a battery pack failure displaced 10 people from their home. The fire originated in a work area on a porch, which was used for repairing computers and laptops. 

At approximately 11:26 p,m., Wed...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Loudoun County and Fauquier County Fire Crews Battle Fully Involved Fire of a Residential Style Barn

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At approximately 1:00 a,m., Thursday, January 6, 2022, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue’s Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a call from Fauquier County’s ECC reporting a structure fire in the 8500 block of John Mosby Highway...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Garage Fire Causes an Estimated $167,064 in Damages

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At approximately 7:00 p,m., Wednesday, December 29, 2021, Loudoun County fire and rescue units from Sterling Park, Kincora, Cascades, Fairfax County, and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 300 bl...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Sterling House Fire Displaces Four Loudoun Residents

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            At 9:28 a,m., Sunday, December 26, 2021, Loudoun County fire and rescue units from Cascades, Kincora, Sterling Park, along with units from Fairfax County, were dispatched to a reported stru...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Resident Displaced and Several Dogs Rescued in Purcellville House Fire

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The four dogs rescued by Loudoun County firefighters remain in “guarded” condition after yesterday’s accidental fire in Purcellville. 

At approximately 2:40 p.m. on Monday, December 6th, 2021, the Loudoun County Emerg...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Safety Tips Offered After Accidental Kitchen Fire Destroys Sterling Townhouse

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Fire officials are asking Loudoun residents to be extra diligent about fire safety after Monday night’s accidental cooking fire displaced a Sterling family from their home. 

At 8:43 p.m., Monday, November 29, 2021, Loudoun County fire an...

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Posted on: November 26, 2021

Lucketts Single Family Home Fire Injures One Firefighter and One Civilian

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) attributed the cause of a Thanksgiving Day house fire that displaced a family to a malfunction within a golf cart stored on the exterior of the home beneath a covered deck. 

At 11:52 a.m., o...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Two Adolescents Rescued from a Storm Water Pipe

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On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) personnel rescued two adolescents from a 16-inch storm pipe in Leesburg. 

At approximately 2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Cen...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Local Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of Lucketts Fire and Rescue Station

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Officials from the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and County Administration joined first responders, residents and other local leaders on Thursday, November 4th, 2021, for the official Grand Opening...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

“Fall Back” - Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

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Sunday, November 7, 2021, we “Fall Back” and set our clocks back one hour to Eastern Standard Time. As we do, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System reminds citizens to use this opportunity to check the ba...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Five Adults and One Child Displaced Following a Garage Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) attributed the cause of Saturday’s garage fire that extended to the house and displaced six residents to an improperly grounded extension cord powering two battery chargers. The cord appeared to be undersized...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Loudoun Fire and Rescue to Present Update to Emergency Response Improvements Following 2020 Drowning

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During the November 3, 2021, Board of Supervisors meeting, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) will present an update on its progress toward implementing emergency response improvements that strengthen multi-jurisdictional emergen...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Firefighters Team Up with Mobile Hope and One Warm Coat® for Annual Coat Drive

2021 All Logos One Warm Coat Drive NEWSFLASH

The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System and the Loudoun Career Firefighters Association have once again partnered with One Warm Coat and Mobile Hope Loudoun to collect winter apparel for local residents in need. This year we will be collecting ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Open Burning Regulations for Fall and Winter

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) reminds residents that effective October 1, 2021, through midnight February 14, 2022, open burning is permitted for the burning of leaves and trees, brush, yard, and garden trimmings genera...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

118 First Responders Graduate Fire and Rescue Training

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is honored to announce the graduation of 118 first responders who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training. A graduation ceremony was held on Thursday, September 23, 202...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

October Fire Prevention Month Events

October 2021 Fire Prevention Month Events

The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) strives to provide effective, consistent, and readily accessible fire and life safety education for our residents year-round. Annually we designate October as Fire Prevention Month, and LC-CFRS ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Ashburn Townhouse Fire Caused by Stovetop Burner

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) attributed the cause of Friday’s house fire that displaced three residents to a stovetop burner being left on or inadvertently turned on. 

Just after 5:00 p.m., on Friday, Septembe...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Holiday Fire Safety Checklist

Holiday Fire Safety Newsflash

Decorating for the winter holidays is fun and festive, but holiday decorations can increase the risk of fire in your home. As you deck the halls this season, take a moment to review our holiday fire safety checklist and be fire smart!

Christmas Trees:

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Cooking Safely During the Holiday Season

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Thanksgiving and the holidays are full of excitement, good food and fun times with family. As preparations for the busy holiday season are underway, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System encourages residents to follow safe cooking practices. ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Fire Officials Tout Automatic Fire Sprinklers and Offer Safety Tips After Fire at Local Business

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At approximately 7:00 p.m. on November 6th, Fire and Rescue units from the Metropolitan Washington Dulles Airport Authority and Fairfax County were dispatched to investigate a report of a fire alarm sounding in a commercial building in the 44,000 block of...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Loudoun County Firefighters Participate in 2019 Toys for Tots Campaign

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System and the Loudoun Career Firefighters Association are pleased to announce their participation in the 72nd Annual Toys for Tots Campaign. “We are proud to once again participate in this wonderful p...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Firefighters Team Up with Mobile Hope and One Warm Coat® for Annual Coat Drive

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System, along with the Loudoun Career Firefighters Association Local 3756 invite you to bring your new or gently used and clean coats, jackets, scarves, winter hats, gloves and mittens to any of the fir...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

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

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Sunday, November 3, 2019, we “Fall Back” and set our clocks back one hour to Eastern Standard Time. As we do, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System reminds citizens to use this opportunity to check the ba...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Temporary Closure of Leesburg Fire Station and Relocation of Fire and Rescue Crews

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

Effective at 6:00 a.m. on November 1, 2019, the Leesburg Fire Station #20, located at 61 Plaza Street NE, will temporarily close for renovations. Closure of the station is anticipated to last approximately six months with re-occupancy occurring on or arou...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Cause Determined in Fatal Sterling House Fire

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that unattended cooking was the cause of a fatal house fire in Sterling and have estimated damages to the home at $144,000. The investigation also revealed that there were no working smoke ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2019

Early Morning Fire in Sterling Leaves One Deceased, One Injured

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Just before 3:00 a.m., Sunday, October 6, 2019, the Loudoun Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a 9-1-1 call for a possible house fire in the 200 block of Giles Place in Sterling. Loudoun County fire and rescue crews from Cascades, Kincora, Ste...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

October Fire Prevention Month Events

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Loudoun County’s Combined Fire and Rescue System will be hosting various open houses and community events throughout October in honor of Fire Prevention Month. These free, family friendly events allow Loudoun’s citizens to visit local ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Fire Officials Remind Residents of Open Burning Regulations for Fall and Winter

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) reminds residents that effective October 1, 2019, through midnight February 14, 2020, open burning is permitted for the burning of leaves and trees, brush, yard and garden trimmings...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Loudoun County Officials Break Ground on New Lucketts Fire Station

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On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, officials from the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS), Loudoun County Government, Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure, and the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors g...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

110 First Responders Graduate Fire Rescue Training

Top Recruits Fall 2019 Volunteer Graduation

The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is honored to announce the graduation of 110 volunteer first responder personnel who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training. A graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday, September...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Blood Donors Wanted for Upcoming Loudoun Blood Drive Events

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System, Inova Loudoun Hospital and Inova Blood Donor Services encourage you to make a lifesaving appointment to donate at one of our upcoming community blood drives.

Did you know that hemorrhage is the number one...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 6, 2019

South Riding Family Displaced After Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause House Fire

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office determined the cause of an early morning fire in South Riding, which did $200,000 in damages and displaced two residents, to be improperly discarded smoking materials.

At 12:02 a.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019 the ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 1, 2019

Sunday Morning House Fire in Ashburn Caused by Hot Grill Ashes

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After an early morning house fire in Ashburn displaces five and does $750,000 in damages, fire officials offer important, and potentially lifesaving reminders about grilling safely.   

Just before 4:45 a.m. Sunday, September 1, 2019, the ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Support Loudoun Firefighters as they Fill-the-Boot for Muscular Dystrophy

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

As the end of summer approaches firefighters across the nation will once again be busy filling their boots to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and “Jerry’s Kids”. Members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire an...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Eighteen Firefighter/EMTs Graduate Fire and Rescue Recruit Academy

RC38 Graduation 8-16-19

On Friday, August 16, 2019, before family members and friends, 18 recruits graduated from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue’s 38th recruit class. In an official ceremony held at Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg, Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary Clemen...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Fire Marshal Determines Cause of Two-Alarm House Fire in Ashburn

NEWSFLASH

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office has completed their investigation into a two-alarm house fire that did $1.5 million in damages to eight homes earlier and offers important safety tips.

At 3:24 a.m., on July 31, 2019, the Loudoun County Co...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Fire Marshal Investigating Two-Alarm House Fire in Ashburn

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office remains on scene of a two alarm house fire that destroyed two homes and damaged two more. 

At 3:24 a.m. the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a hou...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Join the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive August 2, 2019

8-2-19 BATTLE OF THE BADGES

Join area first responders for the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System and Loudoun County Sheriff's Office "Battle of the Badges" Blood Drive on Friday August 2, 2019.

Battle of the Badges is a friendly competition to encourage communi...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Local Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station

LCFR Fire Station 627 Grand Opening - Coupling Ceremony Newsflash

Officials from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and County Administration joined first responders, residents and other local leaders on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 for the official Grand Opening Ceremony for the newes...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Purcellville House Fire That Displaced Five Under Investigation

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

Purcellville House Fire That Displaced Five Under Investigation

Just After 8:00 p.m. on June 26, 2019, Fire and Rescue units responded to an incident in the 400 block of Heronwood Court in the Town of Purcellville. On their way to the incident, supplementa...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 24, 2019

LC-CFRS Receives Prestigious Award for Emergency Medical Services Cardiac Care

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is honored to be awarded the Silver Plus Mission Lifeline Award from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline program recognizes hospitals and EMS agenc...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue and Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office to Hold 12th Annual Open House

Fire & Rescue Newsflash

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) will hold their 12th Annual Open House at the Dulles South Public Safety Center on Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to at...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Loudoun Welcomes New Assistant Fire Chief

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is pleased to welcome John J. Caussin Jr. as the Assistant Chief of Support Services and Volunteer Administration. 

Assistant Chief Caussin brings thirty-four years of valuable experience and know...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Fire Officials Share Fireworks Safety Tips and 2019 Public Firework Displays

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

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...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: May 29, 2019

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

FS27 5-29-19 Press Release

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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: May 26, 2019

Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Ashburn Townhouse Fire

5-25-19 Beckett Terr - Improperly discarded smoking materials

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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: May 1, 2019

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

NEWSFLASH LC-CFRS smoke alarm guy 2018

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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Open Burning Ban Takes Effect May 1, 2019

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: April 10, 2019

2019 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 27, 2019

80 First Responders Graduate Fire Rescue Training

NEWSFLASH

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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 12, 2019

LC-CFRS Members Participate in Annual JEMS EMS Competition

JEMS 2019 Davis- Artisst

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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Two Fires in Loudoun County Displace Three and Cause Significant Damages

NEWSFLASH

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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Discarded Smoking Material Causes Sterling Townhouse Fire

Sterling Townhouse Fire

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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 25, 2019

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

NEWSFLASH

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

Fire Rescue O2X Training

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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 11, 2019

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

NEWSFLASH

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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 2, 2019

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

NEWSFLASH

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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: January 9, 2019

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

Fire & Rescue Newsflash

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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: January 3, 2019

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

Fire & Rescue Newsflash

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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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 27, 2018

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

Christmas Fire 12-22-15

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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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
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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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 11th,...

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Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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 Loudoun Coun...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 6, 2018

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

For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

[email protected] or 571-233-1649

February 6, 2018

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

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Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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 

Leesburg, VA., ...

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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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

 

 

 

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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office ...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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...

Fire and Rescue
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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Fire and Rescue
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?

 ...

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Fire and Rescue
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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