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AVFD Plans 11th Annual Food Drive

May 16, 2018

Avon Volunteer Fire Department to Hold Annual “Start Summer, Stop Hunger” Food Drive Continuing a tradition that began on September 11, 2008, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department will be conducting its 11th Annual Food Drive to benefit the Avon Food Pantry. This year’s “Start Summer, Stop Hunger” food drive will be held on Saturday, June […]

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Emergency Services Day Scheduled for May 5

April 17, 2018

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY SERVICES DAY Event to Include Live Demonstrations by Volunteer Firefighters, Police, Medical Personnel, Lifestar As part of a series of special events commemorating its 75th anniversary this year, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department will host an Emergency Services Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at […]

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AVFD WARNS RESIDENTS OF FUNDRAISING SCAM

April 16, 2018

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WARNS RESIDENTS OF FUNDRAISING SCAM Avon residents are receiving phone calls from the “Volunteer Firefighters Association.” The calls are alerting residents that donation envelopes will be arriving in mailboxes and residents are asked to support their local firefighters. Be advised, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) does not make phone calls […]

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AVFD Recognizes Four, Welcomes Three, Promotes Two

April 6, 2018

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT CONGRATULATES MEMBERS Department Recognizes Four, Welcomes Three, and Promotes Two Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the achievements of several members – one who has been assigned to his medical residency, three who completed Fire Officer I training, three who have joined the Department, and two who […]

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Golf Tourney Set for August 6, 2018

March 29, 2018

Please help the AVFD celebrate its 75th anniversary by playing in the annual golf tournament. Save the date for Monday, August 6, 2018 for this fun event at Farmington Woods Country Club. More information to come soon …

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AVFD Plans 9th Annual Blood Drive: March 30, 2018

February 10, 2018

Avon Volunteer Fire Department Plans 9th Annual Blood Drive For members of the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD), saving lives comes with the territory and opportunities to help people arise every day. Luckily, they aren’t the only people who can save lives – by donating a pint of blood to the American Red Cross, just […]

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75th Anniversary 5K Run/Walk is April 14, 2018

February 10, 2018

Registration has opened for the Avon Volunteer Fire Department announces its 75th Anniversary 5K Walk/Run. The event will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Pine Grove School. Click HERE for a flyer with full details or HERE to go to the registration site.

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AVFD Offers Safe Boating Certification Class

January 18, 2018

The Avon Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a safe boating certification class. The class will meet on March 10, 2018 from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Company 1 on Darling Drive in Avon. The cost is $80 per person, payable on March 10. Anyone interested in attending should contact Assistant Chief Joe Speich, at joespeich@avonvfd.org.

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Prepare for Flooding

January 10, 2018

According to local meteorologists, the entire state of Connecticut can expect heavy rains on Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13, 2018. While the warmer temperatures are a nice break from the sub zero degree days we recently had, the combination of melting snow and heavy rain could cause major problems. Because the ground is […]

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AVFD to Present: “We Don’t Just Fight Fires”

December 20, 2017

  AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS: “WE DON’T JUST FIGHT FIRES” Event at Avon Free Public Library Kicks Off the AVFD’s 75th Anniversary Year The Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2018. On Saturday, January 13, 2018, the AVFD will kick off a full year of commemorative events with a […]

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