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Wed. Oct 18th 2017
Fire Prevention Week

Capt. Howard, Firefighter Estes, and Firefighter Stanley went to St. Johns church today for a safety program. We showed them ...

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Mon. Aug 28th 2017
Saying Goodbye to a Faithful Member

On August 26, the Abingdon Fire Department lost a 30-year member. David Leroy Lowe was an Engineer on the department and had ...

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Sat. Aug 26th 2017
Railroad Training

Norfolk and Southern Railroad conducted several classes August 23-25 on rail safety. The training was in Bristol Virginia at&...

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Recent Calls
Fri. Oct 13th 2017
On Friday, October 13, Abingdon Fire was alerted to an assist call from Brumley Gap Fire. Extrication tools were needed to remove a subject that had run through a structure at the intersection of Mendota Road and Roebuck Road. Rescue Engine 205 was currently on a tire fire on Interstate 81 near ...
Fri. Oct 6th 2017
Meadowview Fire and Abingdon Fire were alerted to a possible structure fire at Hapco on Hillman Highway. Upon arrival, fire was observed coming from an exterior venting/filter unit attached to the main structure by a tube. Filters inside the unit were bur...
Sat. Sep 16th 2017
At 05:12, Abingdon Fire received a call of an accident involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 81 at the 21.3 mile marker. The truck was headed Southbound, veered off the roadway into the median, and overturned on its side. Fortunately, the cargo was rolls of paper that only fi...
Fri. Sep 8th 2017
Friday was not a good day to be on the roadways. Abingdon Fire responded to 4 separate vehicle accidents throughout the day. The first accident was in front of Watauga Elementary School at 0800. This accident involved three vehicles that were in the process of turning into the school....
Fri. Sep 1st 2017
At 14:29, Abingdon Fire responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 600 Block of W Main Street. A car rear-ended a sport utility vehicle, causing heavy damage to the car and spilling fluid in the roadway. Chief 202, Rescue Engine 205 and Battalion 209 responded along with units from Washing...
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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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