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The Old Dominion Historical Fire Society
P.O. Box 4196
Chester, VA  23831



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



Website Updates & Postings - 1/4/2015

2014 ODHFS Officers

President - Clyde Clark - (703) 255-2016    

Vice President - Bill Jones - (804) 956-0878

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

Treasurer - Mike Dubus - (804) 748-4048      

Eastern Region Director - Tom Sharpley - (757) 759-0959      

Central Region Director - Carl Maurice - (540) 785-0555

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

Southwest Region Director - Jeffrey Saunders - (540) 440-0095  

Western Region Director - Karl Ehlshlager - (540) 774-8752

Safety Director - Bob Banach - (757) 546-3916


ODHFS now on Twitter too!


The Winter 2014 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (11-18-14).


01-03-2015: New photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from various Christmas Parades and events 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. 

11-19-2014: New events posted on our Calendar Page


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News Headlines

Sat. Jan 10th 2015

In conjunction with the ODHFS Annual Meeting, we will have an ODHFS Archives Workday on Friday January 30 at the Wagstaff Circle Fire Department, 2101 Adkins Road, North Chesterfield, Va. 23235, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.(Map Link) Wagstaff Circle VFD - 2101 Adkins Rd, Richmond, Virginia 23236After fi...

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Sun. Jan 4th 2015

Five-Alarm Obsession: A Fire Truck Buff Custom-Builds ModelsTom Eve, 63, still remembers the day in 1958 that the firehouse on his South Bronx block got its new pumper: a gleaming new Mack whose cab could fit five firefighters.It was a Model-C with a Thermodyne engine that purred, compared to the ro...

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Sun. Jan 4th 2015

10th Annual Santa Visit - Virginia Beach Santa made his annual visit to the Kings Creek Neighborhood in Virginia on December 21st.  Each year he arrives the Sunday before Christmas, riding on our fire truck, giving candy canes to the kids both young and old, and posing for pictures.  ...

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Sat. Dec 20th 2014

Thank you all for participating in the 2014 Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade!!  This was the largest parade to date and I hope you all had a great time!Everyone's group was great and watching the parade really was an awesome site to see!  I have heard from many spectators that this was...

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Sat. Oct 11th 2014

Mike Sanders sent a photo and writes:"Last year I happened to be at Keplinger Repair in Winchester when this Cadillac was delivered to them for a restoration by a rollback wrecker.  It was “top secret”, and I mean that.  Sterling Rescue Chief Byron Andrews is presenting th...

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Sat. Jan 31st 2015

ODHFS Annual Meeting
Sat. Apr 18th 2015

(VA) Firefighter Combat Challenge
Sun. Apr 19th 2015

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