Posts filed under: Fire & Rescue

Mother and daughter Anne LaBombard Jones and Elizabeth Jones escaped a house fire unharmed after their four month old golden retriever alerted them to a conflagration in the mud room....
Six vehicles were involved in a crash on Route 7 with two of them colliding head on just before noon in Charlotte on March 31. Multiple people were injured and...
Celeste Brasseur, 35, of Charlotte, suffered significant lacerations to her face after a projectile ice shard smashed her windshield, subsequently sending her off the road, as she traveled northbound on...
As submitted from the Shelburne Police Department Wednesday, Feb. 1 09:03 Medical assist Raymond Rd., Ferrisburgh. Charlotte Rescue paramedic assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call. The patient was transported...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Bright and early Saturday morning Rebekah Lucia, 9, and Nevaeh Dykema, 10, grabbed hand towels at the Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Station...
Ice wreaked havoc across Chittenden County last night including downed power lines in Shelburne and a 13-vehicle pileup on Interstate 89 at exit 13. Numerous crashes took place between 4:30...
As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Saturday, Dec. 10 14:48 Medical assist Armory Lane, Vergennes. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call. The patient was transported to...
As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Saturday, Nov. 5 to Friday, Nov. 18 Saturday, Nov. 5 07:14 Medical Call Upper Old Town Trail, Charlotte. 911 caller reported an untimely...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Water rescue distress calls on Lake Champlain in Charlotte will be easier to handle now that the fire department has purchased an enclosed, heavy-duty...
By Jon Davis, Lt. CVFD A goal of Charlotte Fire & Rescue is to reduce the potential for an emergency at your home. Unfortunately we respond to multiple chimney fires...
You don’t have to be a 6-foot-5 burly young man to be a firefighter, and the Charlotte Fire Department can prove it. Three amazing young women have recently joined the...
Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services paid tribute to our veterans at this year’s Vergennes Memorial Day Parade....
On May 16, Mike Cook was celebrated with a Community Citizenship Award for over 40 years of service as a volunteer firefighter. Presented annually by the Charlotte Grange, the award...
In advance of Town Meeting Day, Charlotters who examine the Town Report will discover a 2016-17 proposed budget for Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service (CVFRS) that is essentially flat...
On Feb. 6 at 2:30 p.m., teams from CVFRS and Shelburne Police Dept. responded when the driver of a car fell asleep, lost control and hit a tree on Greenbush...
Charlotters will understand that this issue facing our neighbors to the north is reflective of broader implications about the railroad’s “federal preemption” claim, which enables zoning permits to be bypassed....
On Saturday,  Jan. 9 Charlotte Fire and Rescue is holding the 6th annual Fire & Ice dinner dance at the Old Lantern in Charlotte. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar from 6 p.m. Steak, chicken,...
It is holiday time and with all the excitement and activities, here are a few home safety reminders to keep you and your family members safe…and they might even prevent...
On Wednesday, Dec. 9, just after 11:30 a.m., fire and emergency crews were summoned to inspect a reported antifreeze spill from the furnace at Charlotte Central School. ...
On August 22, the Charlotte Volunteer Fire Department burned a house at 200 Carpenter Road for training. The property was donated by Renault Lussier of Charlotte. ...