Fall Raffle

The fall cash raffle is on Saturday, October 11th. Grand prize is $16,000. After taxes the winner will receive $10,720. There will also be 9 cash consolation prizes. Only 400 tickets to be sold, tickets are $100.00 each.

Tickets can be purchased at ArborLife at the intersection of Crozet Ave/Jarman’s Gap Rd. in Crozet, Monday – Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or from any Crozet Volunteer Fire Department member.


Passing of Former Chief

482291_origThe Crozet Volunteer Fire Department is sad to report the passing of CVFD Lifetime member and former CVFD Chief Bubba Baber.  Bubba passed away on the morning of August 1, 2014 after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.

Mr. Robert Charles Baber
Robert Charles “Bubba” Baber, age 44, of Crozet died on Friday, August 1, 2014 at a local hospital. Born in Charlottesville on February 18, 1970 he was the son of Fay Funk Baber and the late Roger L. Baber, Sr. Bubba is survived by his loving wife of 23 years Tracey E. Baber; his son, Jacob L. Baber and his fiancée Amanda Collins; brother, Roger L. Baber, Jr.; sister, Lisa Jones; grandfather, Berlin Funk; mother and father-in-law, David and Joan Anderson; sister-in-law; Mary Mason; brothers-in law; Chuck Mason and David L. Anderson, Jr.; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his daughter Elizabeth Baber and grandmother Ruby Funk. He was a very selfless man, wonderful father, loving husband, doting son and caring brother. Bubba was a fourth generation volunteer firefighter with Crozet Volunteer Fire Department. He served 30 years with seven of those as Chief. He also served with the Western Albemarle Rescue Squad. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 at Rockgate Cemetery, Crozet, with Chaplain Tammy James officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department and the Western Albemarle Rescue Squad. Shuttle service will be available from Henley Middle School, 5880 Rockfish Gap Turnpike, Crozet, for those attending the service.


Congratulations to our parade winners!

Congratulations to the following winners:

Best appearing majorette: Dr. Shannon Franklin

Best appearing ATV entry: Valley Riders

Best appearing scout group: Cub Scout Pack #79

Best appearing Church/Civic Group:

1st: Crozet Baptist Church

2nd: Shriner’s

Best appearing commercial entry:

1st: Curtis Heating & Air

2nd: Crozet Eye Care

3rd: The Southern Way Cafe

Best appearing antique/classic car:

1st: Robin Sprouse

2nd: Greg’s Painting

3rd: The Lodge at Old Trail

Best appearing beauty queen/king: Miss Scottsville 2014 & Court

Best appearing honor/color guard: All American Honor Guard

Best appearing antique tractor: Clarence Morris

Best appearing band: Charlottesville Municipal Band

Parade entry with best patriotic theme: Crozet Baptist Church


Best appearing fire department: East Rivanna Vol. FD

Best appearing commercial pumper: Attack 1 – Charlottesville

Best appearing custom pumper: East Rivanna Vol. FD

Best appearing brush truck: Weyer’s Cave VFD

Fire department coming the longest distance: Brandy Station VFD

Best appearing antique fire truck: ’57 Mack

Best appearing heavy rescue squad: Western Albemarle 505

Rescue squad coming the longest distance: Rockfish

Best appearing ambulance: Rockfish #57

Best appearing tanker: T-26, East Rivanna VFD

If you won an award, please email: to arrange for a time to pick it up.

The Crozet Volunteer Fire Dept. sincerely appreciates all who came to participate in the parade and support our community.