Now, like never before, we need your support.

Please consider donating online, responding to our local fund drive letter, or mailing a check. Stay safe, and know we are here if you need us.

Play AVFD Bingo!

Join us for exciting bingo and lots of opportunities to win, every Monday and Thursday evening in the John Fox Jr. Memorial Hall, behind Fire Station 8, 7128 Columbia Pike in Annandale!

Early Birds start at 6:45PM, regular session at 7:45PM. Games typically conclude around 10PM.

AVFD Bingo Information

Become a Volunteer

Our volunteer members stand side-by-side with career professionals to save lives, protect property, and serve the community. Volunteering provides you with an opportunity to challenge yourself, build new skills, and become part of the AVFD family.

We're always looking for new operational and administrative members.

Recruitment Information

Rent Our Hall

The John Fox Jr. Memorial Hall, located on Columbia Pike in the heart of Annandale, is available for meetings, training sessions, trade shows, symposia, and other corporate events, from 25 to 250 people.

Please note that we do not rent the hall for private parties of any kind at this time.

Hall Rental Information

The Annandale Volunteer Fire Department is one of the twelve volunteer fire departments in Fairfax County, Virginia. Founded in 1940 by civic-minded citizens of Annandale, today the AVFD owns and maintains two stations: Station 8, located on Columbia Pike in central Annandale near Tom Davis Drive, and Station 23, on Little River Turnpike in West Annandale near Guinea Road. It is the only volunteer department with multiple stations in Fairfax County.

In partnership with Fairfax County's Fire and Rescue Division, the AVFD and FRD provide "first due" EMS and fire suppression coverage from Fairfax City in the west to Alexandria City in the east, and from Burke in the south to Merrifield and Bailey's Crossroads in the north, 24/7/365.

In 2016:

  • AVFD members volunteered 20,347 total hours of their time, performing both operational and administrative duties,
  • Including 3,365 hours spent in training.
  • Our Bingo program played more than 95 nights (after weather cancellations!)
  • With over $900,000 in cash prizes awarded to players.
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