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 - 10/22/2023

2023 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 -  Vacant

Safety Director - Vacant

Archives/Historian - Tom Herman - (804) 590-1239

WebChief - Jack Sullivan - (804) 514-3766


ODHFS is on Twitter !
Find ODHFS on Instagram here!


The Fall 2023 ODHFS Newsletter, The Torchbearer
is now online for Members Only (09-16-2023).
(Members must Log In to see Newsletters)


07-30-2023: New event photos posted in our Flickr Archive!
2023 Event Photos posted from the
Richmond AACA Car Show on June 11, 2023
and some July 4th Parades!
Central region Work Day on July 1 and the
Virginia Fire Museum "Open Barn" on July 22


Updates posted on our Calendar Page

 Parades, Event info
posted for 2023.

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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Be sure to "Log In" to be able to view all content.

Sunday, October 22nd, 2023
ODHFS Member Alan Foster, of Prince George, Virginia went to his heavenly home on October 10, 2023. Alan had been a member of ODHFS since 2006. Alan had a heart attack on September 28th, and was home and doing well.
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Our Web Chief Jack Sullivan is working to get our website up and running fully. The sole owner of the service ODHFS has used for years died suddenly with no plan in place to operate the business without him.
Friday, August 18th, 2023
ODHFS Central Region Members;I hope everyone has been able to keep cool the last few weeks. It could not have been this hot when I was growing up without air conditioning. In fact the first night I remember ever sleeping in an air conditioned room was my first night sleeping in the station after re...
The latest issue of TURNOUT the IFBA News Magazine is now available at: great feature articles and photos!Joseph P. Sullivan, IFBA Vice President at LargeRetention and Recruitment Team Leader

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