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


"Owner's Pride" Photo Collection!
The antique fire and rescue apparatus owned by our club members

ATTENTION: ODHFS Members, Friends, and Supporters

You can now renew your membership and/or make donations
through the ODHFS website. On the left side of this page,
“click” on Store that appears at the bottom of the menu.
You will be presented with a list of options.
For the option you choose to elect, “click” on the Buy Now button.

You will be presented with an invoice screen with the ability to
pay through your personal PayPal account or an alternative.
If you choose the alternative, you will be presented with a screen
that asks for your Credit Card information to be billed.
That’s all you need to do! Any questions contact:

Treasurer - George Mills - (919) 895-8762


Website Updates & Postings - 03/12/2023

2022 ODHFS Officers

President - Tom Herman - (804) 590-1239

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

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

Treasurer - George Mills - (919) 895-8762      

Eastern Region Director - Wayne Black - (757) 373-0753       

Central Region Director - Floyd Greene - (804) 347-9016

Northern Region Director - David Gantt - (703) 973-7117   

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 is on Twitter !
Find ODHFS on Instagram here!


The Winter 2023 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (03-05-2023).
(Members must Log In to see Newsletters)


12-31-2022: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
2022 Event Photos posted from the
Middleburg, Winchester,
VA Beach, Powhatan & Chester
Christmas Parades!  


Updates posted on our Calendar Page

 Parades, Event info
posted for 2023.

Mark your calendars now!


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Saturday, April 1st, 2023
ODHFS ANNUAL MEETIN6Saturday, April 1st, 2023To be held at The Keystone Tractor & Truck Museum880.W. Roslyn Rd., Colonial Heights, Va.,9:00AM-4:00PMPLEASE NOTE: RESERVATIONS REQUIRED !We must have a head count by March 27th so we can advise the caterer.
May 5, 2023 - 95th Annual Apple Blossom FireFighter's Parade in Winchester. More information can be found here or you can contact Northern Region Director David Gantt at:
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023
The ODHFS is sad to announce the passing of another long time member of over 20 years, Mal Sarna. Mal was a SPAAMFAA member for about 50 years & was the 1st President of The Chesapeake Chapter of SPAAMFAA.
ODHFS Central Region Members;First, I always like to start my newsletter off by welcoming a new member. This month it's Bill Donatti Sr from Powhatan. Bill's been a long time member of the Fine Creek VFD in Powhatan County.

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