Abingdon Fire responded to 604 calls for service during 2021. This compared to 576 calls in 2020 or an increase of 28 calls. In 2019, we had 599 calls and the most in one year was in 2018 when the Dep...
Saturday, December 11th, 2021
On December 11, Abingdon Fire Department held its annual Christmas Dinner at The Abingdon Moose Club Building. A combination of current members, former members, spouses and special guests attended. Af...
Friday, December 10th, 2021
Gary Bailey received a plaque and a black helmet for passing his Firefighter 1 Certification. Receiving the black helmet signifies his completion of this class by our department, Congratulations Gary!
Saturday, November 13th, 2021
A project by the membership of the Abingdon Fire Department continues. A cargo trailer; donated by First Community Bank, is being equipped to respond to hazardous spills as time and funding permits. A...
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Department Application

If you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a firefighter, this is your chance to make that dream a reality! 

The Abingdon Fire Department serves the great town of Abingdon, VA and surrounding communities. Becoming a firefighter provides unique challenges and rewards.  No experience is required - Free training is provided in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Fire Programs. If you have the courage, the heart and the desire to join the AFD, please click on the application link above and follow the instructions.  

Prospective applicants can email their application to Chief John McCormick (jmccormick@abingdon-va.gov) or Assistant Chief Tim Estes (timestes@abingdon-va.gov).  You can also drop your application off at the station (316 Park Street, Abingdon, VA 24210) Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM.  

Must be 18 or older to apply.


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