Monday, July 11th, 2022
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Effective June 30, 2022, two long time members retired from service. Fire Chief John F. McCormick retired after serving 39 years and the last 8 years as Fire Chief.Captain Robert M. "Bob" Ho...
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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
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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
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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!
Call history
Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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At 16:15, Abingdon Fire received a call of a possible accident with several power poles down at the intersection of E Main Street and Hillman Highway. Upon arrival, it was determined that there was no vehicles involved; the poles just fell.
Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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At 17:32, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a report of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle on the Cummings Street Bridge. Subject was treated on scene and later transported to JMH. Engine 201 and Command 209 responded to the call along with units of the Abingdon Police and Abingdon Ambulance Service.
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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At 11:33, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a single vehicle accident at the 13.8 mile marker in the southbound lane of Interstate 81. We were dispatched that the vehicle was on its top and possible entrapment.
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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At 23:18, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a structure fire in the 200 Block of Taylor Street. The primary dwelling was on fire in the kitchen. A male subject was located in the structure and had to be rescued.
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At 17:00, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to set up a landing zone for the MedFlight helicopter in the Stone Mountain Subdivision off Porterfield Highway. The patient had suffered a severe facial injury as result of a fall from a ladder.
Monday, May 13th, 2013
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At 17:06, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a bush and mulch fire in the 18000 block of Middle Drive. Upon arrival, it was determined that the bush has set the structure's vinyl siding, soffit and shutters on fire.
Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
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At 19:13, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a single vehicle accident in the 15000 block of Chantilly Way. Upon arrival, the vehicle was on its side and the single occupant was trapped inside. Members of Fire and EMS worked to cut the top off the Blazer to free the driver.
Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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At 15:55, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a single vehicle accident near the intersection of Wyndale Road and W Main Street. A van veered into the median and hit 2 trees as result of the driver having a medical issue.
Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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At 0003, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a fire in the 900 Block of West Main. The call originally came in as a brush fire with a fence row on fire. Police units on scene then advised the fire was a large pile of tires behind a tire store.
Sunday, March 31st, 2013
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At 15:20, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a two vehicle accident on Lee Highway near the entrance of the Johnston Memorial Hospital. Both vehicles end up in a yard on the south side of the highway. There were no injuries in the accident.
Sunday, March 24th, 2013
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At 12:43, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident in the 14000 block of Porterfield Highway. Both drivers were treated on scene and neither were transported. Both lanes of the southbound side and the passing lane of the northbound side were blocked by the accident.
Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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At 20:37, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a 3 vehicle crash in the 100 block of West Main Street. This was across from the Abingdon Municipal Building. A vehicle traveling east on Main veered over and hit a parked vehicle, which caused that vehicle to hit another parked vehicle.
Monday, February 25th, 2013
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At 20:07, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 14000 Block of Whites Mill Road. Initial units on scene advised the structure was fully involved. There was also a report of a possible victim still inside, but that proved to be untrue.
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About 7:20, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a second accident at Main and Charwood. Most units were working the accident on Whites Mill Road when this call was received. This accident involved two vehicles at the traffic signal.
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
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At 07:06, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a vehicle accident in the 12000 block of Whites Mill Road. Single vehicle accident with one person in the car. Extrication was necessary to remove the patient from the vehicle.
Monday, January 21st, 2013
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This afternoon, a 3 vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 81 at the 14.3 mile marker near the Truck Rest Area in the northbound lane between exits 13 and 14. A car and a pickup truck slowed down due to road work and was being followed by a tractor trailer.
Monday, January 21st, 2013
At about 05:38, Abingdon Fire was requested to assist Brumley Gap Fire Department on a mobile home fire in the 13000 block of Garrett Creek Road. Upon arrival, the structure was totally involved. No one was at home upon our arrival.
Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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At 04:42, Abingdon Fire was requested to assist Green Springs Fire Department on a structure fire in the 23000 Block of Harbor Light Circle. Upon arrival, Green Springs units were in the basement removing a ceiling to get to the fire.
Monday, January 14th, 2013
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At 22:38, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a large tree that had fallen on Porterfield Highway, blocking both lanes. The tree, which was on a bank above the roadway, had probably became loose from the rainfall of the day.
Friday, January 4th, 2013
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At 19:11, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a structure fire in the 16000 Block of Delray Drive. Fire damage was confined to a rear bedroom and the structure sustained smoke damage throughout. The cause is currently under investigation.

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