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2022 VERMONT APPARATUS ORDERS AND FUNDING

Barre Town Fire Department has approved funds to purchase a new tanker, which will be built by V-Tec on a 2021 Freightliner chassis.

Bolton Fire Department has on order a 2022 Dodge RAM 5500 / Danko Light Duty Rescue. Jan 2022.

Bristol Fire Department has placed an order for an HME Ahrens-Fox 1871W Custom Pumper. Features include: Cummins L9 - 450 HP motor, Allison 3000EVS Automatic Transmission, Seating for 6, Roof Mounted Remote Spotlight, Hale "Q-Max" 1500 GPM, and 1000 Gallon water tank. Oct 2021.

Clarendon approved $300k in ARPA money for firetruck replacement. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Oct 2022.

Ferrisburgh Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for an HME Ahrens-Fox Mini EVO built on a Dodge RAM 5500 4X4 Chassis with SD Crew Cab XL. Features include: 1500 GPM pump, 300 gallon water tank, 140CFM CAFS, FRC In Control 400 Pressure Governor Pump House Crosslay, (2) Beds, 1-1/2 double stacks, Fire Research "TurboFoam", Ladders (8' Roof, 8' Fldng Attic, 14' Two-Sect Ext). Aug 2022.

Hinesburg Fire Department has placed an order for a AEV ambulance on a Dodge chassis. May 2021.

Montpelier Fire Department has ordered a new ambulance built by Osage on a Ford F-550 chassis for Ambulance 2. May 2021.

Newark Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $270,376.19 for a Firefighting Water Tanker Truck. Sep 2021.

Rutland City Fire Department has on order a custom side mount pumper from Ferrara. The truck will have a 450HP Cummings ISL9 Engine, 1000 Gallon Tank and a Hale Q-Max 2000 GPM Pump. Apr 2021.

Rutland City has sent their 2001 American LaFrance/LTI 1250/500/75' RMA to be completely refurbished by Ladder Tower in Ephrata, PA. The aerial and body will be refurbished and remounted on a brand new Ferrara Invader chassis with all new electrical, hydraulic, and lighting systems as well as a new paint scheme. Posted Sept 2022.

Stowe Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer PUC 107' aerial ladder. The truck will feature a 1500 GPM pump, 500 gallon water tank, and a short wheelbase for maneuverability. Apr 2022.

West Rutland Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Responder 4x4 pumper built on a Freightliner chassis with 4-door cab. Jul 2022.

Worcester Fire Department has on order a Freightliner M2-106/Midwest 1500 gallon tanker.




2022 VERMONT APPARATUS DELIVERIES (New and Used)

Bennington Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 HME Ahrens Fox HAF111L w/ 1500 GPM pump, 500 gallon water tank and 111' Rear-Mount Aerial for Ladder 1. Posted in August.

Colchester Rescue recently took delivery of a 2022 Ram 5500/ Braun ambulance for Rescue 2. Posted in February.

Danville Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2021 Kenworth/2022 Fouts 1000/3000 pumper/tanker for Tanker 2. Posted in June.

Lyndon Rescue recently took delivery of a Ford Transit ambulance for U-97. Posted in September.

Marlboro Fire Department has acquired a 1995 Sutphen 1250/750 pumper for Engine 1, replacing a 1969 Diamond Reo. The engine previously served in Winooski, VT as Engine 2. Posted in May.

Middlebury Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Rosenbauer Commander 1500/1000 for Engine 1. It replaces a 1991 HME/3D. Posted in May.

Newport City Fire Department gets new off-road rescue vehicle. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Pomfret-Teago Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2022 Ford F-550/E-One 1250/300 for Engine 3. Posted in June.

Rutland Town Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Rosenbauer Commander 1500/1000/30B for Engine 3. Posted in July.

Sutton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Ferrara pumper. No further details at this time. Posted in September.

Troy Fire Department has purchased a 2000 Seagrave Apollo 1500/150/105’ tower. It replaces a 1991 Sutphen. Posted in May.

Vermont Air National Guard Fire Department in Burlington recently took delivery of a 2022 Rosenbauer 2000/3170w/420 DC/500 PKP ARFF unit for Foam 3. Posted in September.




2022 VERMONT DEPARTMENT NEWS

Barre Fire Chief Douglas Brent has retired after 49 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Brattleboro proceeds with new EMS provider. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Brattleboro Fire Captain Jason Davis has retired after 20+ years with the department. Posted in June.

Bridgewater's new Fire Station has been completed. Occupancy is expected to take place in April or May. The station is located on U.S. Route 4, across the street from the current station. Posted in March.

Bridgewater fire and rescue squads ready to roll from new station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Burlington Fire Department hiring for new hybrid job. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

East Burke Fire Chief Buys Fire Engine for Department; Dedicates it to His Parents. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. The new truck, Rescue 4, is a 1997 E-One Hurricane 1750/750. Posted in March.

Hinesburg Fire Department has placed into service a loaner 2002 E-One Typhoon pumper as Engine 4. The unit previously served in Sanbornton, NH and is being utilized while Engine 1's 2015 E-One is out for repairs following an accident. Posted in March.

Killington Fire Chief Steve Finer retires after 38 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Marlboro's inconic Diamond Reo pumper/tanker retired after 54 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Milton hires full-time Rescue Department Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Plainfield still working on plans to demolish old fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Plainfield approves contract for historic fire station demolition. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Rockingham and Saxtons River support grant to study local fire departments. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Rutland City eyes firetruck rebuild. CLICK FOR ARTICLE Posted in September.

St. Johnsbury selects Assistant Chief Bradley Reed as new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

South Burlington appoints Steven Locke as new Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

South Burlington Fire Captain Sacha LaScala retired after 35 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Vermont Fire Academy unveils newly renovated dormitory in Pittsford. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Waterbury Ambulance Service Chief Podgwaite honored with Vermont EMS Lifetime Award. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Waterbury fire department hosts ambulance station fundraiser. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Williston looks to bolster ranks and hire 9 firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Williston approves 9 new firefighters; ambulance funding. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Williston Fire Department fixes longtime staffing shortage. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Wilmington Fire Department has occupied their new fire station located at 40 Beaver Street. Posted in June.

Woodbury voters approve money for a new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.




2022 VERMONT OTHER NEWS

FEBRUARY

Staffing shortages continue to impact departments across the state. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Danielle Morse does double duty as Miss Vermont and a volunteer firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Grand Isle fire department face staffing shortages. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

APRIL

Brattleboro, Rescue Inc. to go their separate ways after contract dispute. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

MAY

Preschooler receives national award for saving his family from dying in Brattleboro fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

JUNE

Burlington Firefighters Association calls for action amid recent attacks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Essex Fire Department remembers Addi, the Fire Girl. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Graduation day for Vermont Fire Academy junior firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

JULY

Alburgh: First firefighting camp for women a success. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

‘What a Beautiful Little Human Being:' Essex Fire Department Honors Girl After Her Death. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

AUGUST

Governor appoints Jennifer Morrison Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Public Safety. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

A shift in emergency dispatch is coming, Vermonters work out the details. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

SEPTEMBER

Hometown Hero: Jason Bonnett volunteers 24 years with St. Albans Town Fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE 

Blake Cadieux, Vermont Youth Firefighter of the Year, is the first Georgia cadet to receive the honor. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Renovated former hospital in Pittsford now housing for firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE 

	
	
	

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