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 - 09/10/2016

2016 ODHFS Officers

President - Tom Sharpley - (757) 759-0959    

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

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

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 Summer 2016 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (08-13-16).


09-10-2016: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from the 2016 Claytor Lake Muster, Labor Day Parade,
and 2016 SPAAMFAA Summer Convention in NY
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. 

09-10-2016: New events posted on our Calendar Page


If you are a current member of the ODHFS in good standing
(i.e. your dues are current!) please use the "CONTACT US"
in the menu to request your User ID and Password for this website.

There are many files that are only accessible to ODHFS Members.
Be sure to "Log In" to be able to view all content.

News Headlines
Sun. Oct 16th 2016
(Chesterfield) County’s first fire museum opens in EttrickBy Rich Griset10-12-2016Standing in a third-floor window, looking out over nine firefighters holding a “life net,” David Creasy put one foot into the open air and kept on walking.Usually the lightest firefighter in whatever ...
Wed. Oct 12th 2016
HELP WANTED!!A work party is being formed to assist the daughters of a long time ODHFS member, B.D.Ladd, of Mineral, Va. There are 6 fire trucks at BD’s home place and 2 of them are buried in a barn and need to be “dug out”. Three of them are outside and need to have vegetation gro...
Tue. Sep 13th 2016
President’s Report to SPAAMFAA MembersSPAAMFAA’s Summer Convention at Middletown is now in the record books, Fairchester Hose Haulers hosted the event with tours to local destinations and the World Trade Center Memorial in New York City.  Saturday’s event had well over 250+ pi...
Tue. Sep 6th 2016
Quite a few ODHFS members traveled north to Middletown, NY for the SPAAMFAA National Conference & Muster held on August 10-13, 2016. A new record must have been set for the most antique fire apparatus ever at a muster, as the muster site was Andy & Avery Leider’s “Truck House&rdq...
Sun. Jun 5th 2016
 Sat. Sep 10th 2016 9:00am - 3:00pmSt. Florian 9-11 Lodge No. 238 is hosting an antique fire apparatus muster Saturday, September 10th, 2016 in conjunction with the Prince Georges County Fire Department's Stair Climb at National Harbor in support of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundati...
Gallery of Owner's Pride

ODHFS Flickr Gallery

ODHFS' itemsGo to ODHFS' Photostream
Upcoming Events
Sat. Oct 29th 2016
Sat. Oct 29th 2016
Sat. Oct 29th 2016
Picture Gallery
Website Search
Contact Information
The Old Dominion Historical Fire Society
P.O. Box 4196
Chester, VA 23831
Non-Emergency: 000-000-0000
Member Login