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 - 05/29/2022

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 2022 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (02-20-22).


4-17-2022: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
2022 Event Photos posted from the
ODHFS Annual Meeting in Colonial Heights, VA
and from some other recent smaller events.  


Updates posted on our Calendar Page

 Summer parades, open houses info
posted as well as the

Virginia Fire and EMS Memorial Service
and other events. Mark your calendars now!


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.

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Sunday, June 19th, 2022
ODHFS Central Region Members;I hope you are having a good Memorial Day Weekend.I have good news on two fronts related to membership. First I am happy to welcome Scott Spencer as another new member in the region.
ODHFS Central Region Members;It's always great to start out my newsletter welcoming another new member to ODHFS. Lee Williams, originally from Blackstone and most recently retired from Chesterfield County Fire, has joined us.
A fire truck that raced to the Hindenburg disaster is now parked in a Chesterfield barn. Tom Herman is a collector with an addiction. The list of Herman's collectibles spans a 120-page inventory and includes badges, helmets, fire alarms, and...
Plan Ahead and Save the Date! April 29, 2022More Details also posted on our Events Calendar Page!

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