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Tue. Nov 14th 2017
Bay Floor Stripping Project

Day Shift has been painting reflective lines on the truck bay floors to allow for precision placement of the apparatus.

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Fri. Nov 3rd 2017
IMPORTANT- Fire Extinguisher Recall

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported&n...

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Wed. Oct 18th 2017
Fire Prevention Week

Day Shift visited the St. John Lutheran Church Pre-school today and provided a safety program. The c...

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Recent Calls
Sun. Dec 10th 2017
At 05:16, Abingdon Fire was alerted to an accident involving a double tractor trailer at the Exit 14 Bridge. The truck had hit the bridge and ended up on its side. The second trailer's rear wheels were hanging off the bridge over Jonesboro Road. The driver of the truck escaped unharmed. Both lan...
Sat. Dec 9th 2017
At 16:34, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a single vehicle accident with the possibility of the vehicle in the pond on Spring Lake Road. Upon arrival, the vehicle was on its top with a single occupant inside. The vehicle was traveling South on Porterfield Highway and upon leaving Porterf...
Fri. Dec 8th 2017
At 10:31, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a single vehicle accident on Interstate 81. Initial reports indicated a single vehicle accident with entrapment and fire. Upon arrival, there was no fire and the single occupant was determined to be a fatality. The vehicle left the roadway, hit a guardrail and ...
Wed. Dec 6th 2017
At 08:28, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a multi-vehicle accident in the Northbound lane at the 20 mile marker of Interstate 81. Three cars and a pickup truck were involved. It was determined that a tractor trailer had either stopped or slowed down to a very slow speed and the vehicles had to bra...
Mon. Nov 27th 2017
At 15:08, Abingdon Fire was requested to respond to a tractor fire by Washington County Fire Rescue in the 14000 block of Wyndale Road. Upon arrival, the tractor was fully involved. The tractor was part of a dairy farm operation and was parked in a nearby structure when workers found it on...
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The KNOX-BOX enables the Town of Abingdon Fire Department rapid entry to your business or home without damage if you are not there or unable to open the door.  KNOX-BOX is a key safe mounted outside that can be unlocked only by the Town of Abingdon Fire Department.  This is a voluntary alternative to forced entry, delayed entry or no entry when the Town of Abingdon Fire Department is called to your business or home for a fire alarm activation.  The Town of Abingdon Fire Department is one of more than 11,500 departments in North America to use the KNOX-BOX RAPID ENTRY SYSTEM.

The Town of Abingdon Fire Department uses the KEYSECURE master key security system to control the KNOX-BOX master key.  The KEYSECURE master key security system provides accountability with an audit trail giving the date, time and user ID for each key release.

Building entrance keys, access cards and floor plans can be stored in the high-security KNOX-BOX mounted near the building entrance.  The KNOX-BOX is purchased by the property owner and is keyed to a single master key controlled by the Town of Abingdon Fire Department.

If you are interested in purchasing a KNOX-BOX you can visit  Enter the City and State, press Search and Abingdon Fire Department eApprove will appear.  Select the product you would like to purchase, press Proceed with Pre-Authorization Order.  If you have any additional questions about the KNOX-BOX Program you can call (276) 628-5563 of e-mail

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Abingdon Fire Department
316 Park Street
Abingdon, VA 24210
Non-Emergency: 276-628-5563
Emergency: 911
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