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AVFD Swears in New Chief and Officers

January 17, 2019

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SWEARS IN NEW CHIEF AND OFFICERS Bruce Appell Becomes Ninth Chief in the Department’s History, Promotes Officers On Tuesday evening, January 15, 2019, Bruce Appell was sworn in as Chief of the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD). The 33-year member of the Department succeeds Michael Trick who served as Chief for […]

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AVFD Announces Promotions, New Members, and More

December 20, 2018

Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the achievements of several members. Firefighter Mark Wilson has been promoted to Lieutenant. Avery Turner has been promoted to Captain in the AVFD Explorer program. Explorers are youth members, 14-21 years of age, who provide support services at emergency scenes. Firefighter Ben Roland passed his […]

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AVFD Presents Annual Awards

December 19, 2018

At its annual dinner in November, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) bestowed several awards, including a special Citizens Award, as well as service stripes, service awards, and line awards. Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the following award recipients and invites the community to join him in congratulating all of them: Citizens Award to Tara […]

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AVFD Receives National Award for Health & Safety Program

December 18, 2018

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR HEALTH & SAFETY PROGRAM Award Recognizes Success and Excellence in Injury- and Illness-Prevention Initiatives In November, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) was presented with the 2018 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Volunteer and Combination Officer Section (VCOS) Volunteer Firemen’s Insurance Services (VFIS) 2018 Illness and […]

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AVFD Wants “YES” Vote for Public Safety at December 12 Referendum

November 15, 2018

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WANTS A “YES” VOTE AT DECEMBER 12 REFERENDUM Residents Urged to Approve Appropriation for P25 Radio Communication System  Shall the Town of Avon appropriate $3,890,000 for costs related to the Town and Public Safety Communication Radio System Replacement Project, and authorize the issuance of bonds and notes in the same amount […]

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AVFD Seeks Health and Fitness Coordinator

November 2, 2018

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SEEKS HEALTH AND FITNESS COORDINATOR Volunteer Will Manage Department’s Fitness Program The Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) is seeking a new Health and Fitness Coordinator. A volunteer with the AVFD, the Health and Fitness Coordinator (HFC) is integral to the success of the Department’s Wellness and Fitness Initiative. The AVFD prioritizes […]

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AVFD Receives FEMA Grant for Equipment

September 27, 2018

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES GRANT FOR FIREFIGHTER EQUIPMENT $277,286 FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Will Help Fund New SCBA The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security have awarded the Avon Volunteer Fire Department $277,286 through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. The money will subsidize the purchase of […]

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AVFD Celebrates 75 Years, Plans Carnival, Food Truck Festival, Fireworks & Parade

August 28, 2018

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES 75 YEARS In Honor of Anniversary Year, Department Plans Carnival, Food Truck Festival, Fireworks, and Parade Now more than halfway through its 75th anniversary year, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) is anxiously awaiting the highlight of all the celebratory events planned for the year – its hosting of the […]

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