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
Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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At 08:46, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a vehicle accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer. Fire units responded from a previous accident on Porterfield Highway. The tractor-trailer was headed North on Spring Creek Road after exiting Interstate 81 at Exit 13.
Friday, November 29th, 2019
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At 07:09, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Cummings and Cook Streets. Both drivers were evaluated by Emergency Medical Services personnel. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and the cleanup was extensive.
Sunday, November 24th, 2019
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At 18:39, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a single vehicle accident at the corner of Wall Street and Remsburg Drive. A vehicle driving South on Wall Street left the roadway and hit the pedestrian bridge that goes over the Norfolk Southern Railroad, doing heavy damage to the stairs leading up to the ...
Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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At 05:03, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 81 at Mile Marker 16 near the Stone Mill Road Overpass. A passenger car had spun on the wet roadway and a tractor-trailer swerved to miss the car and overturned in the medium.
Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Abingdon Fire was dispatched for automatic aid with Washington County Fire Rescue to a structure fire in the 17000 block of Rim Road at 02:55. Upon arrival, fire was observed coming from the front of the structure.
Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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At 09:14, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a single vehicle accident. The passenger car swerved to miss a tree in the roadway and ran off the road on the opposite side and hit a tree. The single occupant of the vehicle was treated by Washington County Life Saving Crew.
Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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At 17:00, Abingdon Fire responded to a single vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 81 Southbound near Exit 17. The vehicle ended up on its top and 3 occupants of the vehicle were transported to Johnston Memorial Hospital.
Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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At 10:55, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Jeb Stuart Highway and Watauga Road. Washington County Life Saving Crew transported two patients to Johnston Memorial Hospital.
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At 5:35, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a fuel leak from a tractor trailer at the Exit 13 Truck Rest Area. Upon arrival, there was a large amount of diesel fuel on the parking lot. The tractor trailer driver involved indicated he ran over something around the Exit 5 area and had made it to the rest ar...
Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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At 06:31, Abingdon Fire was alerted to an accident on Elementary Drive. A pickup truck was traveling on Elementary Drive toward Porterfield Highway when a huge tree fell into the roadway and onto the pickup truck.
Thursday, June 13th, 2019
At 04:52, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a vehicle accident in the Northbound lane of Interstate 81 just North of the Exit 17 bridge. A car was reported to be traveling South on the Southbound side, crossed the medium and was struck by a tractor-trailer traveling North on the Northbound side.
Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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At 19:52, Abingdon Fire was alerted to a structure fire in the 1100 Block of West Main Street. Abingdon Fire and Washington County Fire Rescue were alerted to the fire. While responding, Battalion Unit 209 observed the large volume of smoke coming from the area and requested a third alarm.
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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At 13.33, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a vehicle fire at the intersection of Baugh Lane and Panacella Drive. The vehicle was being a U S Mail carrier vehicle was observed totally involved upon arrival.
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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At 02:31, Abingdon Fire was alerted to an accident at the intersection of Porterfield Highway and Black Hollow Road. Upon arrival, units found a passenger car had pulled out from Black Hollow Road into the path of a Southbound tractor-trailer on Porterfield Highway.
Friday, April 19th, 2019
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At 01:35, Abingdon Fire and Meadowview Fire were dispatched to two mobile homes on fire. The original mobile home fire is believed to have started on an outside deck. This fire spread the radiant heat of the fire to the second mobile home and then to the third mobile home.
Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Abingdon Fire was alerted for automatic aid with Green Spring Fire to a structure fire in the 24000 Block of Cox Mill Road. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from the right portion of the structure near the chimney.
Friday, March 8th, 2019
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At 15:01, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a two vehicle accident in the 19000 Block of Lee Highway. A pickup and a tractor trailer were involved . There were no injuries. Chief 201, Rescue Engine 206, Battalion 209 and Utility 210 responded along with units from the Washington County Life Saving Cre...
Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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At 14:05, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a single vehicle accident. A box truck had gotten too close to the edge of the roadway on Walden Road and slipped down the embankment.The driver was not injured, but there was damage to the box portion of the truck.
Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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At 18:56, Abingdon Fire and Washington County Fire Rescue were dispatched to a structure fire in the 19000 Block of Pleasant View Drive. Upon arrival, smoke was observed coming from the garage area of the structure.
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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At 11:33, Abingdon Fire was alerted to respond for Washington County Fire Rescue to a 2-vehicle accident at the 11 Mile Marker on the Southbound lane of Interstate 81. The driver of the car had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken by Virginia State Police Med-Flight to Bristol Regional Me...

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