Posts filed under: Fire & Rescue

Corporate President Tom Cosinuke grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Westtown School and Gettysburg College. Tom has been lucky to live in Vermont for the past 35 years. He...
Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services invites you to its Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 21. CVFRS is located at 170 Ferry Road in...
The Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services presented its quarterly report to the Selectboard at the board’s Sept. 25 meeting. CVFRS presented the unaudited 2017 end of year numbers and...
Submitted by Charlotte Fire Department Assistant Chief Rob Mullin On the afternoon of Aug. 31, 2017, a Swiftwater Rescue component of the Vermont Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 1...
Did you know that September is Nation Preparedness Month? With all the news lately the recent hurricane disaster in Texas and the south seems far away, but the video footage...
In July, Charlotte was designated a HEARTSafe Community through a program designed to promote survival from sudden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest....
Two fire chiefs, Shelburne Chief Jerry Ouimet and Charlotte Chief Dick St. George, oversee extrication drills conducted last week. The new “Jaws of Life" tools are battery powered instead of hydraulically...
Dan Cole | Contributor Editor’s note: The historic Breakenridge-Root house located at 4206 Greenbush Road caught fire on June 18. Charlotte Fire and Rescue was dispatched after smoke was seen...
  As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Sunday, June 4 04:44 Medical call GREENBUSH RD, Charlotte. 911 caller reported a medical emergency. Charlotte Rescue was dispatched. The patient was...
Lynn Monty | Editor in chief It was a conflagration like no other for the Metropoulos-Moulton family last weekend. Even though this blaze was planned, it was still breathtaking, Catherine...
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....
UPDATE May 20, 2017: Edward Woodruff was cited to appear in Chittenden Superior Court Criminal Division, by Trooper James Fox of the Williston Barracks, for a Fourth Offense DUI as...
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...