The Old Dominion Historical Fire Society is the Virginia Chapter of the Society for the Preservation & Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America


New "Owner's Pride" Photo Collection!
The antique fire and rescue apparatus owned by our club members


Website Updates & Postings - 07/23/2017

2017 ODHFS Officers

President - Gary Hoerman - (434) 962-4288

Vice-President - Charles Bachini Jr. - (978) 790-6700

Secretary & Membership Chair - Richard Moss - (804) 748-2940 

Treasurer - Tom Sharpley - (757) 759-0959      

Eastern Region Director - Dennis Keane - (757) 721-7412       

Central Region Director - Floyd Greene - (804) 347-9016

Northern Region Director - Paul Lamp - (540) 533-5293        

Western Region Director - Rob Fariss - (540) 580-8550

Safety Director - Bob Banach - (757) 692-1686

Archives/Historian - Tom Herman - (804) 590-1239

WebChief - Jack Sullivan - (804) 514-3766


ODHFS is on Twitter !
Find ODHFS on Instagram here!


The Spring 2017 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (06-16-17).


07-23-2017: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from 4th of July events and the
2017 Apple Blossom Firefighters and Antique
Fire Apparatus Display and Parade, and the Annual
Virginia Firefighter & EMS Memorial Service
have been posted.

If you have a large number of photos that you plan to send to
the WebChief, please e-mail or call me first so we can
prevent overloading the e-mailbox. 

07-23-2017: New events posted on our Calendar Page


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News Headlines
Sat. Aug 19th 2017
(NC) Fire truck reunites old friends retired Rocky Mount (NC) firefighters find a vintage 1929 American LaFrance fire engine.
Sat. Aug 19th 2017
WANTEDAmerican Steam Pump CompanyBarton Fire PumpType U 40The West Webster Volunteer Fire Department is seeking a Barton Type U40 fire pump to complete restoration of our 1935 Ford Fire Truck.  Gear Ratio 2.13-1. We are looking for a complete pump or parts to repair our current non-functional p...
Mon. Aug 14th 2017
The ODHFS membership extends condolences to Dave Ashley and other family members on the recent loss of his wife. May she rest in peace.   ROMAYNE KELLY ASHLEY OBITUARY                     &n...
Sun. Jul 30th 2017
Old Dominion Historical Fire SocietyState-wide Fire Apparatus Muster, Show, & Flea MarketSaturday September 30, 2017  9:00 AM - 3:00 PMWilck’s Lake Island Park, 1623 W. Third Street Farmville VAFree Admission   Public Welcome!Open to all Antique and In-Service Fire and Rescu...
Sun. Jun 25th 2017
The latest issue of the Turnout, the periodic magazine of the International Fire Buff Associates, Inc. (IFBA) is now available on the website. 50 + pages of articles and information, including updates on Buff or the Year, Website of the year  and other pertinent information regard...
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The Old Dominion Historical Fire Society
P.O. Box 4196
Chester, VA 23831
Non-Emergency: 000-000-0000
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