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 - 01/17/2017

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 Fall 2016 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (11-27-16).


01-17-2017: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from several 2016 Christmas Parades and
the 2016 Statewide Muster in Farmville, VA
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. 

01-17-2017: New events posted on our Calendar Page


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News Headlines
Sun. Jan 15th 2017
April 22, 2017 - 11am - 6pmODHFS antique apparatus display – to benefit the Chesterfield Professional Firefighters Charitable Foundation.At Historic Malvern Farms, 690 Huguenot Trail, Midlothian, VA 23113Tickets: Online: info@cpffcf.orgTommy ...
Sun. Jan 15th 2017
Update  - “The Great Scooter Brigade” and fire truck parade Monday morning 1/16.For the last 2 weeks, fire departments from Florida to Virginia have participated in “The Great Scooter Brigade”. Chief David Creasy, Richmond Fire Marshall and formerly with Chesterfield Fir...
Mon. Dec 5th 2016
Participants & Staff:Due to the inclement weather forecast for tomorrow, our 2016 Christmas Parade has been rescheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12. While this is regrettable, the safety of participants, parade goers and staff is our highest priority.By 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, please notif...
Sun. Nov 27th 2016
A BIG thank you to all the members that showed up at former member BD Ladd’s place to work on Saturday, November 5th!It was a major effort, but the barn was pretty well cleaned out of all the miscellaneous “stuff”. Trash & items of no value, with approval of the daughters, went...
Sun. Nov 6th 2016
A piece of the City of Richmond fire department history is coming to life !  A 1937 Buffalo Hose Wagon that was retired by Richmond in the 1950’s and then served in Alberta, Va. is being restored by ODHFS members Peter West & Tom Herman, with help from many other people, including Roc...
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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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