Philomont Fire and Rescue Station 

Project Overview

This project will construct a new 18,500-square-foot fire and rescue facility on Snickersville Turnpike in the Village of Philomont to replace the existing Philomont Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company #8 Station.

  • The facility is anticipated to include apparatus bays, bunkroom facilities, a training/break room, restrooms, showers, food preparation and dining areas, laundry and decontamination areas, supply storage and a gear and hose drying area. It will also include a breathing apparatus air compressor room, a fitness room, offices and a repair shop.
  • The project is estimated for completion in 2026.

Current Status: March 2022

  • Loudoun County is finalizing the process to procure a design firm for this project. The design phase is currently set to begin in spring 2022.
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Public Input Opportunities

  • Upcoming Opportunities (Dates are tentative, will be updated as the design progresses.)
    • Community Input Session – The design team will present the concept level design, receive input, and listen to comments and concerns from the public. Tentatively scheduled for summer 2022 – Date to be finalized once the design schedule is known. Additional notice will be sent prior to this event.
    • Planning Commission Public Hearing for review of the Special Exception (SPEX) and Commission Permit (CMPT). Tentatively scheduled winter (Jan/Feb/Mar) 2023.
    • Board of Supervisors Public Hearing and Business Meeting for review of the Special Exception (SPEX) and Commission Permit (CMPT). Tentatively scheduled winter (Jan/Feb/Mar) 2023.
    • Community Input Session – The design team will present the exterior finishes for the facility.  The design team will receive input and listen to comments and concerns from the public. Tentatively scheduled spring 2023.
  • Previous Opportunities
    • The project was approved as a part of the FY2017 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget and all subsequent years since.
    • A Public Information Meeting was held on September 30, 2020 at Woodgrove High School to discuss the future project. View the presentation (PDF) below. 
    • The project was a part of the November 2020 Bond Referendum. This was a referendum to determine how this project, along with multiple other public safety projects, was to be financed and not a vote on the project itself.
    • A Public Information Meeting was held on September 9, 2021 at Woodgrove High School to discuss the feasibility study performed by the County.
    • County Staff met with the residents of Philomont at the Philomont Community Center on September 29, 2021. View the recording (MP4) and presentation (PDF) below.
    • A Board of Supervisors Business Meeting was held on October 5, 2021 to present the findings of the feasibility study.