News Headlines
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
Tue. Nov 14th 2017
At 17:08, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a single vehicle accident on Interstate 81 near the 18 mile marker (Virginia Creeper Trail Bridge). Upon arrival, a large section of the guardrail was blocking the Southbound passing lane. Brush 208 was requested to respond to use the winch to pu...
Wed. Nov 1st 2017
At 05:32, Abingdon Fire was alerted to an animal rescue at the Interstate 81 Truck Rest Area. A truck driver had let his puppy out of his truck and it fell into a storm drain to a depth of approximately 15 feet. Chief 202, Rescue Engine 205 and Battalion 209 responded. After dete...
Tue. Oct 24th 2017
At 13:27, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a two-vehicle accident in the 300 Block of East Main Street. Rescue Engine 205 and Battalion 209 responded along with Abingdon Police and Washington County Life Saving Crew. One of the passengers was transported to Johnston Memorial Hospital. After cl...
Thu. Oct 19th 2017
At 14:58, Abingdon Fire was requested to assist Green Spring Fire Department in reference to a motor vehicle accident involving a dump truck in the 20000 Block of Spoon Gap Road. Rescue Engine 205, Battalion 209 and Utility 210 responded along with units from Green Spring Fire, W...
Fri. Oct 13th 2017
On Friday, October 13, Abingdon Fire was alerted to assist Brumley Gap Fire Department in reference to and motor vehicle accident involving a pick-up truck that had driven into an unoccupied house at the intersection of Mendota Road and Roebuck Road. Extrication tools were needed to remove...
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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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