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The Old Dominion Historical Fire Society
P.O. Box 4196
Chester, VA  23831


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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 - 11/11/2014

2014 ODHFS Officers

President - Clyde Clark - (703) 255-2016    

Vice President - Bill Jones - (804) 956-0878

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

Treasurer - Mike Dubus - (804) 748-4048      

Eastern Region Director - Tom Sharpley - (757) 759-0959      

Central Region Director - Carl Maurice - (540) 785-0555

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

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

Western Region Director - Karl Ehlshlager - (540) 774-8752

Safety Director - Bob Banach - (757) 546-3916


ODHFS now on Twitter too!


The Winter 2014 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (11-18-14).


9-28-2014: New photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
Photos from Blackstone Festival display and the
Statewide Muster on 9-27-14 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. 

11-19-2014: New events posted on our Calendar Page


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News Headlines
Sterling Park Volunteer Rescue Squad - 1963 Cadillac/Miller Meteor
Sat. Oct 11th 2014
Mike Sanders sent a photo and writes:"Last year I happened to be at Keplinger Repair in Winchester when this Cadillac was delivered to them for a restoration by a rollback wrecker.  It was “top secret”, and I mean that.  Sterling Rescue Chief Byron Andrews is presenting th...

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For Sale Folk art fire truck
Fri. Sep 26th 2014
For Sale – Folk art fire truck, hand made by a craftsman this piece is about 3’ long. $250.00 Firm. Located near Lunenburg Court House. Contact Mr. Elden Turner @ 434-321-2590 Was made available to ODHFS members at the Blackstone Festival. Mr. Turner is downsizing & wants to see it g...

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(VA) Blackstone Fall Festival Antique Tractor & Vehicles Show
Mon. Sep 1st 2014
(VA) Blackstone Fall Festival Antique Tractor & Vehicles Show10:00am - 5:00pmSat. Sep 13th 2014September 13 & 14 – The ODHFS has been invited to present a fire history display as part of the annual Blackstone, Va. Fall Festival Antique Tractor & Vehicles Show.Event brochure and Dir...

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A Rolling Reminder- Rescue 4 in Yorktown
Mon. Aug 25th 2014
"A Rolling Reminder-Rescue 4", which responded to the Word Trade Center Attack on 9/11, visits Hampton Roads..See Rescue 4 at the "York County Car Show"Heritage Square Shopping Center4318 George Washington Memorial HighwayYorktown, VAFrom 4:30pm to 10:00pm, Aug 30, 2014Photo by J...

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The Original Snorkel to be restored by Smeal
Sun. Aug 17th 2014
Original Snorkel to be restored by SmealFrom The DesPlaines Valley News: Full story hereShort version of the story here.     The vintage Bedford Park Fire Department Snorkel … that was possibly headed to the scrap yard has been rescued from oblivion.    Fire Chie...

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Upcoming Events

Sat. Nov 29th 2014
(WV) Martinsburg Christmas parade

Mon. Dec 1st 2014
(VA) Winchester Christmas parade

Tue. Dec 2nd 2014
(VA) COLONIAL HEIGHTS Christmas Parade

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