Fall Back and Change your Smoke Detector Batteries

Check Them Now

Check Them Now!

The Crozet Volunteer Fire Department reminds our community to change the batteries in your smoke detectors as we “Fall Back” into daylight savings time. Having a working smoke detector for each bed room and on each floor of your house is an important part of your families safety.


Congratulations to our Fall Raffle Winners

$100 Sal’s

$300 Blair Anderson

$500 Charlotte Dollins

$700 Marsha Glendenning

$900 Linda Morris

$1,100 Jim Hartman

$1,400 Patty Cobb

$1,700 Diane Harvey

$2,000 Carol Conley

$16,000 Betty Ferneyhough


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.


2014 CVFD Independence Day Parade

Friday, May 23, 2014 This year the
Crozet Volunteer Fire Department Independence Day parade will be held at 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 5, 2014. Lineup will begin at 4:00 P.M. at Crozet Elementary School and end at Claudius Crozet Park.

The theme for the parade will be, “Only in America” There will be field judging for Fire & Rescue apparatus at Claudius Crozet Park after the parade. Awards will be presented at 8:00 P.M. Food, beverages, and other festivities to include a softball game between the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department and the Peachtree Ball Coaches will immediately follow the parade. Fireworks begin at dark.

If you would like to be a part of the 2014 parade, please register at Please submit your entry as soon as possible to ensure you are included in the lineup.

Lineup will be based on a first come basis. Horses/livestock will be placed near or at the end of the parade. Please note the following:

  • As the weather is usually very hot in July, please make sure you/your group/organization stay well hydrated throughout the parade route.
  • The walking distance from Crozet School to Crozet Park is approximately one (1) mile
  • All entries with live animals are responsible for the immediate cleanup of their animals before, during, and after the parade.
  • If you will be tossing candy or other items, please use extreme caution
  • Please use caution when blowing loud sirens or horns.
  • Reckless driving/behavior by participants will not be tolerated.
  • There are small children in and along the parade route.

For further information please contact the Parade Coordinator at


Congratulations to our raffle winners

Sunday, May 11, 2014 The following CVFD supporters won raffle prizes during the Spring raffle:

Elwood Tyler, Jr.

Tim Henley

Rick Hartman

Jap Reuschling

Wayne Seal

Bill Parsons

Keith Ford

Betty Jane Kent

Daniel D. Shifflett

and our Grand Prize winner: Shirley Cogan


For Sale: 1997 Ford Explorer XLT


Thursday, April 10, 2014 The Crozet Vol. Fire Department will be selling this vehicle through the sealed bid process. For more information, please click the photo and then the PDF icon.



CVFD Spring Raffle


Sunday, March 30, 2014 The CVFD Spring “CASH” RAFFLE will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Grand prize is $16,000. After taxes the winner will receive $11,520. 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 in Crozet, Monday – Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or from any Crozet Volunteer Fire Department member.