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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Loudoun Graduates Nine from Hazardous Materials Technician Training

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Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
April 18, 2018

For Immediate Release:Loudoun Graduates Nine from Hazardous Materials Technician Training

For the past eleven years, Loudoun ...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2018

2018 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Celebrated

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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...

Posted on: March 30, 2018

Fire and Rescue System Honors 33 Awardees

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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 22, 2018

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Honors Retiring Fire Chief Keith Brower

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has honored Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System Chief W. Keith Brower with a resolution of appreciation ahead of his upcoming retirement. The resolution adopted at the Board’s March 22, 2018, bu...Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2018

Fire Marshal’s Office Rescinds Open Burning Ban

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
March 20, 2018

For Immediate Release:Fire Marshal’s Office Rescinds Open Burning Ban
   Effective immediately,...Read on...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

Posted on: January 29, 2018

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

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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...

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., - In...Read on...

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

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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

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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

A fire overnight at Dominio...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Oakgrove Road Fire Displaces Sterling Family

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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...

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Fatal House Fire in Lovettsville

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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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...

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...

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

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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: September 28, 2017

Fire Officials Remind Residents of 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, 2017, through midnight February 14, 2018, open burning is permitted for the burning of leaves and trees, brush, yard and garden trimmings generated on-sit...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2017

100 First Responders Graduate Fire and Rescue Training

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
August 24, 2017For Immediate Release:100 First Responders Graduate Fire and Rescue Training The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue S...Read on...
Posted on: August 23, 2017

2017 Fill-the-Boot for Muscular Dystrophy

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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...
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad’s “NOVA Task Force 8” Aides Charlottesville Victims

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
August 22, 2017

For Immediate Release: Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad’s “NOVA Task Force 8” Aides Charlottesv...Read on...
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Chief Cook elected to the Board of the Volunteer & Combination Officer Section

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer[email protected] or 571-233-1649
August 9, 2017For Immediate Release:Chief Cook elected to the Board of the Volunteer & Combination Officer Section 

Leesburg V...Read on...

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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