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
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At 07:41, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a 2 vehicle accident. One of the occupants had to be extricated from one of the vehicles. Both drivers were flown to Bristol Regional Medical Center; one by the MedFlight helicopter and the other by the Welmont helicopter that is stationed at the Bristol Mot...
Monday, March 22nd, 2010
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On 3-22-2010, Engine 201 along with Washington County Life Saving Crew and Abingdon Police Department responded to a vehicle over turned. On arrival, a 2 vehicle collision was found. A subject driving a SUV type vehicle hit a parked sedan and then overtuned.
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At 04:06, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to assist Damascus Fire on a reported structure fire at the Columbus McKinnon Hoist Division Plant in Damascus. Tower 203, Engine 204, Command 209, and Command 210 responded.
Friday, November 13th, 2009
At 0100, Abingdon Fire Department was dispatched to a smoke alarm activation at Big John's market and Deli at 14020 Porterfield Highway. Upon arrival, Command Unit 210 reported to responding units that building was full of smoke.
Monday, November 9th, 2009
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At 1604, Abingdon Fire Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Baugh Lane and Walden Road. Injuries were minor. Washington County Life Saving Crew and Virginia State Police also responded.
Friday, November 6th, 2009
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At 1009, Abingdon Fire Department was dispatched to a fully involved structure fire at 19038 Old Jonesboro Road. The structure was a barn full of hay. Engine 204, Tanker 202, Brush 208, Utility 207, and Car 206 responded along with Washington County Life Saving Crew and Washington County Sheriffs De...
Thursday, November 5th, 2009
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At 1538, Abingdon Fire Department was dispatched to an accident at 17646 Jeb Stuart Highway involving a dump truck, pickup truck, and a passenger car. An occupant in one of the vehicles was transported by Med-Flight to Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Monday, November 2nd, 2009
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At 06:24, Abingdon Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire behind a business at 789 West Main Street. Upon arrival, a 1993 Chevrolet Camero was fully involved. Engine 204, Tanker 202, Utility 207, and Command 209 responded and quickly extinguished the fire.
Monday, October 26th, 2009
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At 12:43, the Abingdon Fire Department was dispatched to smoke in a building at Greendale Home; a rest home facility located at 18180 Rich Valley Road. Responding units included Engine 204, Tower 203, Tanker 202, and Command 209.
Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
At 1955, Brush 208, Tanker 202, Utility 207 and Command 210 were dispatched at a construction dumpster fire at 220 W Valley Street. Fire was extinguished quickly and cause remains undetermined at this time.
Monday, October 19th, 2009
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At approximently 0800, Engine 201 and Utility 207 responded to an accident at the botton of the Exit 17 Southbound Ramp and Cummings Street Intersection. A Chevrolet Trailblazer struck the rear end of a stopped truck and went under the truck.
Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
At 2240 hrs, Abingdon Fire Department was dispatched to a garage fire. Upon arrival found a large amount of fire. Fire was extinguished and no other property was damaged. Closecall One firefighter fell into a pit in the floor of the garage.
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At 1450 hrs Command 209, Tower 203, Engine 204, Tanker 202 and Utility 207 responded to report of smoke in a residential structure. Upon arrival found a thermostat that went to a baseboard heater had shorted out.

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