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 - 11/13/2022

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 Fall 2022 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (09-11-22).
(Members must Log In to see Newsletters)


11-13-2022: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
2022 Event Photos posted from the
ODHFS Annual Statewide Muster,
The SPAAMFAA & IFBA Annual Convention,
and The Virginia Fire Museum Open House!  


Updates posted on our Calendar Page

 Parades, Event info
posted as well as several
Christmas Parade dates.

Mark your calendars now!


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(i.e. your dues are current!) please use the "CONTACT US"
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Sunday, November 13th, 2022
ODHFS Central Region Members;Thanks to all that were able to come out for our Muster that was held on October 8. There were thirty apparatus and other displays for the 81 members and guests to enjoy. Crew VFD took home the People's Choice Award for their 1923 Model T Engine on their first visi...
Saturday, October 8th, 2022
ODHFS Annual MusterSaturday, October 8th, 2022 - 9am Check-InWilck's Lake Park 1623 W. Third Street, Farmville, VA.Free to attend and display apparatus! *9AM Check In*10:00 AM Muster/Flea Market/Apparatus Judging & Lots of stories told * Noon Cookout by VA Fire Museum for those that p...
Sunday, October 2nd, 2022
ODHFS Central Region Members;I'm home from my wonderful cross country trip. Along the way I visited several fire related places of interest including Tulsa Station 66, "The Protectors of the Mother Road"; the Oklahoma Firefighters Museum and Memorial; the Phoenix Hall of Flame, the wo...
The ODHFS regrets to announce that Richmond Retired Firefighter Richard H. Crowder, Sr., 93, passed away the morning of September 15, 2022, at 2:00 am. He had previously worked at Truck 3, Truck 7 and was one of the original members of Engine 25, where he was stationed when he retired.

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