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 - 6/28/2015

2015 ODHFS Officers

President - Tom Sharpley - (757) 759-0959    

Vice President - Wayne Kidd - (804) 690-5347

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

Treasurer - Mike Dubus - (804) 748-4048      

Eastern Region Director - Paul Rogers - (804) 580-2099      

Central Region Director - Gary Hoerman - (434) 962-4288

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

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

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

Safety Director - Bob Banach - (757) 358-7946

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

WebChief - Jack Sullivan - 804-514-3766


ODHFS now on Twitter too!


The Spring & Summer 2015 ODHFS Newsletters, The Torchbearer
are now online for Members Only (05-25-15).


06-28-2015: New photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from the Claytor Lake Muster, Bon Air Parade and the
Virginia Fallen 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. 

06-28-2015: New events posted on our Calendar Page


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News Headlines
Sun. Jun 28th 2015
Members,I am helping a friend who is now disabled, clean out his 30 year collection of fire apparatus parts. He is in need of funds – I went to his place this past week & picked up a trailer load.The parts are now sorted & the sale is on!!!!!!!    FIRST COME FIRST SERVED...
Sun. Jun 21st 2015
July 17 and 18th , 2015 ODHFS Central Region Wash & Wax party. Help needed on both Friday evening 7/17 AND Saturday 7/18. There will be a Wash & Wax Party at Tom & Debbie Herman’s residence on Friday evening, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM,  to spit polish & clean as many fire t...
Mon. Jun 8th 2015
From: Cary BowmerEmail: carybowmer@hotmail.comSubject: Roanoke County Brush Truck #5Hello, my family just purchased a 1951 Dodge WC-52 truck that isbadged as Roanoke County Brush truck number 5. I would like to know if youhave any information on this truck, I would assume it is an Oren, but wouldlik...
Sun. May 31st 2015
(VA) 2015 VA Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial ServiceSat. Jun 6th 2015 at 12:00pmThe 18th Annual Virginia Fallen Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Memorial Service will be held at the Richmond International Raceway Complex’s Main Exhibition Hall.VDFP would love to have any vehi...
Fri. May 15th 2015
To All ODHFS Members:The Surry Vol. Fire Department is having their 75th Anniversary Celebration, SATURDAY, May 16, 2015.Surry is located at the intersection of Route 10 and Route 31, once in Surry turn on (left from the south and right from the north) Bank Street and you will see the line-up area. ...
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Chester, VA 23831
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