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 - 06/16/2017

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 now on Twitter too!


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


06-16-2017: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from 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. 

06-16-2017: New events posted on our Calendar Page


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News Headlines
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...
Wed. May 31st 2017
ODHFS Member Nollie Neill posted the following on Facebook today 5/31/2017:"It is with heavy heart, that I report the passing of our beloved good friend Steve Hall of Riner, VA. I’ve been informed that Steve passed away earlier this morning; no details have been released yet. Please keep ...
Sun. May 7th 2017
For the third year in a row the Apple Blossom Firefighters activities got off to a wet start with rain during the Thursday night Welcome & Open House hosted by Winchester Fire at the Shawnee Fire Station. It rained all night and it was raining when we all got up on Friday morning too. The event ...
Sat. Apr 15th 2017
ODHFS Central Region April Newsletter:First, welcome to our “new” Central Region members.  No, you didn’t move into the Central Region but as detailed during our annual meeting, the regions have been re-aligned to better balance the number of localities in each region and ensu...
Tue. Apr 4th 2017
ODHFS Member Mike Denbar is restoring another fire engine. This time it's a 1939 303 series GMC cabover fire engine from the Gordonsville, VA VFD.Mike has posted a ton of photos about the restoration progress on a website for ODHFS members who might be interested. Awesome project!April 3, 2017 U...
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Upcoming Events
Wed. Aug 2nd 2017 to Sat. Aug 5th 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm
Sat. Aug 12th 2017
Sun. Aug 20th 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
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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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