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
Friday, July 31st, 2020
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At 14:00 hours Abingdon Fire was alerted to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Cook Street and Cummings Street. Chief 201, Rescue Engine 206, Battalion 209 and Utility 210 responded along with units from the Washington County Life Saving Crew and Abingdon Police Department.
Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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At 13:10, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to assist Washington County Life Saving Crew with a body recovery in an apartment complex on Deadmore Street. Members were required to use hazardous material personal protection equipment to make the recovery.
Monday, July 20th, 2020
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At 19:06, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a report of a vehicle running into a building. Upon arrival a truck had come out of gear on a hill above the building and rolled into the fellowship building of the Greendale Chapel Church.
Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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At 17:48, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a tractor-trailer with its brakes on fire in the Northbound lane of Interstate 81, South of Exit 17. Upon arrival, the brake fire had spread to the trailer and its contents.
Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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At 14:45, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a vehicle fire in the 24000 Block of Walden Road. The Ford pick-up truck was fully involved upon arrival. Foam was used to extinguish the blaze. Rescue Engine 206 and Tanker 207 responded along with units from the Washington County Life Saving Crew and Virgi...
Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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At 09:16, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a multiple vehicle accident on Interstate 81 in the Northbound lane around the 17 mile marker. A truck traveling Southbound ran off the Interstate, traveled through the median, and hit a tractor-trailer traveling in the Northbound lane.
Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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At 09:27, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a two vehicle head-on collision in front of the Abingdon Police Department on West Main Street. Both drivers were transported to Johnston Memorial Hospital. Rescue Engine 205, Battalion 209 and Utility 210 responded along with units from the Abingdon Police ...
Monday, May 4th, 2020
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At 14:35, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a vehicle fire at the Interstate 81 Exit 14 Northbound on ramp. The vehicle was a 1957 Chevrolet that sustained heavy damage to both the engine and passenger compartment.
Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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At 18:53, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Porterfield Highway and Everett Hagy Road. Three occupants of the vehicles were transported to Johnston Memorial Hospital by Washington County Life Saving Crew and Washington County Fire Rescue.
Sunday, April 12th, 2020
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At 19:11, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a tree down at the intersection of Pecan Street and Plumb Alley. As result of the tree falling, several utilities were affected including electrical, tv cable, phone and internet.
Friday, April 10th, 2020
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At 18:03, Abingdon Fire and Meadowview Fire were alerted to a structure fire on Glenview Drive in Abingdon. Upon arrival, Chief 201 requested an additional alarm from Green Spring Fire. The fire had a good start upon our arrival.
Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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At 19:53, Abingdon Fire and Meadowview Fire were alerted to a structure fire on Florist Drive in Abingdon. Upon arrival, flames were visible on the roof. The fire was quickly extinguished. The source of the fire was a wood stove in the corner of the living room.
Friday, February 21st, 2020
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At 15:28, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Pecan Street and Park Street. Occupant in the back seat of the red vehicle had to be extricated. A landing zone was set up at the Washington Crossing Shopping Center parking lot.
Saturday, February 1st, 2020
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At 09:48, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a motor vehicle accident where a pickup truck ran into a building. The driver was in a parking space in the front of the building and hit the accelerator instead of the brake.
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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At 16:23, Abingdon Fire and Goodson-Kinderhook Fire/Rescue were alerted to a chimney fire in the 14000 block of Goldenrod Drive. Upon arrival, some smoke was seen coming from the chimney but the homeowner had photos of flames extending 5 feet out of the top of the chimney.
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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At 05:51, Abingdon Fire responded to a single vehicle accident in the 18000 Block of Old Jonesboro Road. Upon arrival, a pickup truck had left the roadway and hit a utility pole. The force of the collision broke the pole at the bottom.
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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At 06:31, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a structure fire in the 15000 Block of Porterfield Highway. Chief 201, Tower 203, Engine 204 and Battalion 209 responded along with the Washington County Life Saving Crew and Washington County Fire/Rescue.
Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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At 13:50, Abingdon Fire was alerted to respond with Tower 203 to a working structure fire at Glade Spring Mini Storage on Lee Highway in Glade Spring. Upon arrival, the Tower was not needed, but personnel from the unit assisted in removal of some of the contents of the affected storage units.
Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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At 18:01, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a 3 vehicle accident at the intersection of East Main and Court Streets in front of the Washington County Courthouse, No injuries were reported. All three vehicles sustained heavy damage.
Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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At 19:11, Abingdon Fire was alerted to assist on a structure fire in Glade Spring. Tower 203 was requested and responded with 6 personnel. Upon arrival, the Tower was set up and a master stream was used to keep the fire from extending to the adjacent buildings.

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