Santa is out and about but unfortunately our tracker is not working. Santa will start on Woodedge Drive, then will visit the highlighted roads off of Lee Chapel, then those off Old Keene Mill followed by the roads off Shiplett all the way to Burke Lake Road. We are not able to … [Read more...]
We hope that you and your family had a safe and relaxing Thanksgiving! It's hard to believe that it is over already, but it's now time to gear up for the rest of 2019 and the remaining holidays. As usual, we will be escorting Santa around on his big green fire and rescue … [Read more...]
Santa Claus is coming to town!
Please join us on Saturday, December 14 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am for our annual Pancakes with Santa. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates. Hope to see you there! … [Read more...]
2019 Fire Prevention Open House
It is that time of the year again! Our annual Fire Prevention Open House will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Please join for a fun-filled day of fire prevention education, information, and demonstrations. We will have a fire engine driving … [Read more...]
Community Car Wash and Blood Drive
Stop by the fire station on Sunday, September 15 from 10 am - 2 pm to get your car washed by Burke VFRD members and the firetruck at our Community Car Wash. Inova Blood Donor Services will also have their Bloodmobile onsite for a blood drive. To schedule a blood donation, … [Read more...]
Support us through the Giant Food Community Bag Program
We are so excited to share that we have been selected to be a part of the Giant Food Community Bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for customers to contribute to their local community while supporting the environment. For the month of July, each time a reusable … [Read more...]
Happy Father’s Day
If you are doing any last minute Father's Day shopping on Amazon, don't forget to think of us at Burke! Shop through our Amazon Smile page http://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7128915 and Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible items back to us. … [Read more...]
Name The Ambulance – Winner Announced!
The Burke Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department is pleased to announce the winner of our Name the Ambulance Campaign— The Spirit of Burke — which was voted on by the BVFRD members at our general membership meeting in January. While our winner has elected to remain anonymous, the … [Read more...]
The 2019 Burke Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Spring Fund Drive is here!
We hope that you have already received our fund drive letter in the mail. Click here to read our fund drive letter to find out the various ways you can support us! We are raising funds to help pay for our new fire ambulance, which should arrive later this year. BVFRD is a … [Read more...]
Santa is back in business!
First, we would like to thank you for your support and understanding while we worked out the issues with Santa's Big Green Sleigh! We are happy to announce that we have those issues worked out and we will be able to complete the Santa Runs originally posted for this … [Read more...]
UPDATE TO SANTA RUNS
Due to long term mechanical issues with Santa's sleigh, we unfortunately need to cancel the previously posted Santa runs for this week (December 11 - December 15). We sincerely apologize for having to cancel as we know you look forward to this every year, so in lieu of the … [Read more...]
Name the Ambulance
Burke Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department is in need of a new ambulance to service our growing community. We invite you to participate in our Name the Ambulance Contest to help select the title for our new set of wheels! In order to participate, follow these steps: Like … [Read more...]
2018 Fire Prevention Open House
We are less than one week away from our biggest event of the year... Fire Prevention Open House! We promise a fun day of learning about fire prevention, driving a fire truck, kids' firefighter obstacle course, Sparky the Fire Dog... and many other activities. See you there! … [Read more...]
Letter from our President
Dear BVFRD Community, We have a very exciting fall planned this year! We have become a part of the Combined Federal Campaign for the first time and you can choose to donate, if you are a federal employee or retiree, using our CFC #35202. As always you can continue to donate … [Read more...]
2018 BVFRD Spring Fund Drive
The Burke Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Spring Fund Drive is here! Click here to read our letter and learn about the many ways your donations are used to help support the operations of the Burke Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (BVFRD). BVFRD is a nonprofit … [Read more...]