Posts filed under: Fire & Rescue

In 2016, there were an equal number of men and women in leadership positions in the Charlotte Fire and Rescue Department....
With the very real possibility that the Charlotte Fire and Rescue Service may change from a private, nonprofit organization to a municipal organization, this seems an appropriate time to look...
Charlotte is buzzing with the possibility of changing its fire and rescue service from a separate nonprofit organization into part of the town government....
The selectboard is on the precipice of possibly making a big decision that could have a major impact on Charlotte...
The name doesn’t say it all. But it says a lot about the new chief of the Charlotte Fire and Rescue Department — Justin Bliss....
An appropriations increase requested by CVFRS for fiscal year 2022 was the hotly debated topic at the Special Selectboard Meeting on January 17 with the final decision to be made...
CVFRS is required by its MOA agreement with the Town of Charlotte to provide basic and paramedic level rescue services, and to do so with reasonable and appropriate expenditures....
A regular Monday morning turned into an extraordinary one this week for Willa and Eric Lampman. Thirty-five weeks and six days into her pregnancy with twins, Willa went into labor...
CVFRS rescue logs for November,2020...
Well, it is that time of the year again. Here are some tips to help you get through our Vermont winters safely....
Before burning any brush or yard waste, please remember to call Shelburne Dispatch at 985-8051 (7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) for a burn permit. ...
Here are the important recommendations from the Vermont Department of Health as of 3/26/20 to help all of us deal with this challenge. Please visit healthvermont.gov for up-to-date information about...
Forty firefighters from Charlotte, Hinesburg, Ferrisburgh, Monkton and Shelburne honed their firefighting skills at a spectacular controlled burn of the former Waldorf School on Ferry Road in Charlotte on Saturday,...
Early on the morning of March 25, Charlotte Fire and Rescue was alerted by a Charlotte firefighter of a building on fire in the area of Spear Street.  Charlotte Fire...
At the Jan 9 members meeting, the following members received promotions: Devin St. George – Battalion Chief Suppression and Technical Rescue C-3 Zack Trono – Lieutenant K-2 Trevor Denton –...
On the afternoon of January 8th, 2019 at approximately 1:15 PM Charlotte Fire and Rescue was dispatched to assist Shelburne Fire Department at a possible structure fire. ...
Children of all ages lined up to visit with Santa on Saturday, December 8. Laughter, smiles and Christmas wishes were shared with everyone who attended.  ...
Firefighters attended class and hands-on instruction for the compressed air foam system (CAFS) featured on the station’s new fire truck. That system injects air into the foam and water, allowing...
On Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services welcomes the public for a day of fun and education for all ages. Residents...
On Friday, Sept. 14, Charlotte Central School 5th through 8th grade students participated in fire safety training with the Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Firefighters Jordan Paquette and Fritz Tegatz...