NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2015 VERMONT DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2015 VERMONT APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Addison, VT Utility 1- 2015 Freightliner/Hackney rescue
AmCare Ambulance, VT Ambulance 3- 2015 Ford F-350/Braun ambulance
Cranston, RI Rescue 1- 2015 Ford F-550/Frazerbilt ambulance
Danville, VT Engine 3- 2014 Kenworth/Pierce 1250/1000
Essex Rescue, VT Essex 1- 2015 Chevrolet/Braun ambulance
Fairfax Rescue, VT Ambulance 2- 2014 Ford F-350/Braun ambulance
Grand Isle Rescue, VT Ambulance 1- 2015 Dodge 4500/Osage ambulance
Hardwick, VT Engine 1- 2015 E-One 1500/1000
Irasburg, VT Engine 2- 2015 International/E-One 1500/1000
Johnson, VT Tanker 1- 2014 International/E-One 3000 gallon tanker
Mallets Bay Fire Dist, Colchester VT Engine 1- 2015 Ford F-550/HME mim Evo 1500/400
Manchester Rescue, VT Ambulance- 2015 Chevrolet G4500/Osage ambulance
Middlebury Ambulance, VT- 2015 Ford/Braun ambulance
Rescue Inc, VT Ambulance- 2015 Chevrolet G3500/Osage ambulance
Richford Ambulance, VT Unit 2- 2015 Ford F-350/Demers ambulance
St. Albans Town, VT Engine 1- 2015 E-One Typhoon 2000/1000
Shelburne Rescue, VT Ambulance- 2015 Ford F450 4X4/Osage ambulance
South Burlington, VT Engine 2- 2015 Pierce Velocity PUC 1500/750
Springfield, VT Ambulance 2- 2015 Ford F450/Osage ambulance
Stratton Mountain, VT Engine 1- 2015 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/1000
Troy, VT- 1991 Sutphen 1500/300/95' mid-mount tower (ex Arvada, CO)
Vernon, VT Engine 1- 2015 International/E-One pumper
Walden, VT Engine 1- 2014 International/Pierce Responder 1250/1000
Waterbury, VT Rescue 1- 2015 International/E-One rescue
West Rutland, VT Engine 1- 2015 Pierce Velocity SLT 1500/1250
Williamstown Ambulance, VT- 2015 Ford F450/Braun ambulance
Windham, VT Tanker 1- 2015 Kenworth




2015 VERMONT NEWS

Barre's top choice for replacement firetruck sold. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Barre Town, Vermont Ambulance- has named Chris LaMonda as the new director.

Bellows Falls accepts budget that keeps full time fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bellows Falls, Vermont Fire Department- Fire Chief Bill Weston will retired on August 23rd after 20 years as chief.

Bennington, Vermont Rescue- Osage has remounted Ambulance 4's body onto a new 2015 Ford E-350 chassis.

Bennington Rural, VT Fire Department- has reelected Wayne Davis as the Fire Chief.

Brattleboro, Vermont Fire Department- Lieutenant Marty Rancourt has retired after 30 years of service.

Bristol, Vermont Fire Department- voters approve new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Burlinton, Vermont Fire Department- Fire Chief Seth Lasker will retire at the end of October after 26 years with the department.

Burlington, Vermont Fire Department- the ambulances are now being staffed at the paramedic level.

Dorset's Fire Departments consider consolidation. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Dorsett, Vermont- considers consolidating the town's two fire departments. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Granville, Vermont Fire Department- has placed a 2003 Ford F-550/Ferrara rescue in service as Rescue 2. An International/Pierce engine has been acquired and placed in service as Engine 4. Rescue 1's (Utility 1) 1993 GMC former ambulance has been retired.

Hartford, Vermont Fire Department- Captain Raymond Bushey has retired after 37 years on the job. Captain Bushey has emailed me from time to time and I would also like to extend my best wishes to him in his retirement.

Hartford, Vermont Fire Department- Fire Chief Steve Locke has announced he will resign his position as chief to accept the job offer of fire chief in Burlington (VT).

Jay, Vermont Fire Department- has purchased a 1996 Pierce rescue-pumper. The unit was refurbished in 2008 and previously served as Squad 6 with the Prospect Heights Fire District in Illinois.

Middletown Springs, Vermont Fire Department- has purchased West Rutland Engine 4's 1994 Pierce 1250/1000.

Newport Center, Vermont Fire Department- has placed into service a 1998 International/E-One? 1500/1500 as Engine 2.

North Troy, Vermont Fire Department- has purchased an E-One heavy rescue from Solvay, NY.

Norwich voters reject bid plan to build new police/fire stations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Orleans, Vermont Fire Department- has purchased Nashua, NH's 1998 Pierce Lance 1500/200/100' Tower.

Pawlet, Vermont Fire Department- gets Federal grant for repeater system. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Plainfield Firefighter donates portion of liver to help teen. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Plainfield, Vermont Fire Department- study recommends moving fire station in order to save it. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Putney, VT- $184,500 was approved at Town Meeting to refurbish Engine 2's 1994 E-One Cyclone 1500/1000 pumper. The plan will be to combine Engine 2's current assignment as 2nd due Engine Company, with the duties of the Heavy Rescue (1988 Ford Heavy Rescue) which will be retired.

Randolph, Vermont Fire Department- a fire tore through the Randolph Fire Station damaging the building and several vehicles. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. They are asking if any department has surplus equipment they wish to loan or donate, please contact the Randolph Town Office at 802-728-5433 ext. 10.

Rutland City, Vermont Fire Department- Fire Chief Robert Schlachter has announced he will retire on May 1st.

Rutland City, Vermont Fire Department- Deputy Chief James Miles has been named as Acting Fire Chief.

Rutland City, Vermont Fire Department- has promoted Bill Lovett to deputy chief, firefighter Gedney to lieutenant and Kyle Goodrich to full-time firefighter.

Salisbury, Vermont Fire Department- has purchased Pittsford's former Engine 22, a 1988 Ford/FMC 1250/1000.

Stamford enhances communications with North Adams (MA) Ambulance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Stowe, Vermont EMS- has placed into service a 2015 Chevy Tahoe 4X4 for Squad 1.

South Burlington Firefighters honored for dedication and service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Springfield, Vermont Fire Dept- has purchased a 2005/1983 GMC/E-One rescue truck that formerly served East Pittsburgh, PA. Squad 6's 1992 International bucket truck has been retired.

Troy, Vermont Fire Department- has placed into service a 1991 Sutphen 1500/300/95' mid-mount tower. The unit previously served in Arvada, CO.

Waterbury Vol Firefighters rally to save one of their own. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Weston, Vermont Fire Department- has sold Engine 5's 1976 Mack 1000/1000 to a private party.

Williston approves additional firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Williston, Vermont Fire Department- has placed into service a 2015 Polaris Ranger 800 ATV, designated Utility 2.

Wilminton agrees to fire truck deal with Hermitage. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Wilmington, Vermont Fire Department- new firehouse committee formed. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Wilmington, Vermont Fire Department- site of former town garage considered to be most appealing for location of new fire/police station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Windsor, Vermont Fire Department- has named Kevin McAllister as the new Fire Chief.

Winhall, Vermont Fire Department- purchased a 2005 Ford F-450 ambulance from a department in New York State. It is being designated as Utility 1 and will carry the department's cascade system as well as brush tools.




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