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 - 04/26/2016

2016 ODHFS Officers

President - Tom Sharpley - (757) 759-0959    

Vice President - Gary Hoerman - (434) 962-4288

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

Treasurer - Vacant - (xxx) xxx-xxxx      

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

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

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

Southwest Region Director - Vacant - (xxx) xxx-xxxx  

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 now on Twitter too!


The Spring 2016 ODHFS Newsletters, The Torchbearer
are now online for Members Only (03-01-16).


01-17-2016: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from Christmas Parades 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. 

04-26-2016: New events posted on our Calendar Page


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News Headlines
Sat. May 7th 2016
ODHFS Eastern Region CookoutSaturday May 14, 2016 —11AMMike Denbar’s Home - 1024 Pleasant Ridge Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322All ODHFS members and wife’s are invited (NO children please)Plenty of parking for members to bring their ApparatusRSVP Mike Denbar 757-576-3136 or Dennis Kean...
Thu. Apr 14th 2016
The ODHFS regrets to announce that long time ODHFS Treasurer, Mike Dubus, died on Wednesday April 13, 2016.Visitation will be held Sunday April 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. at E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834.His funeral will be held at noon on Monday April 18 at St. An...
Sun. Mar 27th 2016
To: All ODHFS MembersFrom: Bob Banach - ODHFS Safety DirectorMarch 27, 2016ODHFS President Tom Sharpley circulated a couple of emails in September 2015 calling for qualified nominees for Regional ODHFS Safety Directors by 12/31/2015. Consequently these emails were sent out after I circulated two ema...
Sun. Jan 10th 2016
The ODHFS was sorry to learn about the passing of Nan Fariss, the mother of our Western Region Director Rob Fariss. Services were held on January 4th, 2016. Our condolences to Rob and his extended family. Renate Melitta Fischer (Nan) Fariss, 81, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Thursday, Decembe...
Wed. Dec 30th 2015
The ODHFS members and friends extend condolences to Mike and Catherine Dubus on the recent loss of their daughter.SCHINDEL, Mary Eileen Dubus, 58, passed away at home Sunday, December 27, 2015, after a nine year battle with leukemia. She is survived by her husband, Paul; and children, Connor, Rory, ...
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Chester, VA 23831
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