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Car Show to Benefit Live Fire Training Facility

October 12, 2017

CAR SHOW TO BENEFIT LIVE FIRE TRAINING FACILITY Cars, Vendors, Spectators Wanted for October 21 Event In their continued efforts to raise money to maintain the live fire training facility in Farmington, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department and Town of Farmington Fire Departments are planning a car show. The event will take place on Saturday, […]

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Avon Volunteer Fire Department Adds Amphibious Utility Vehicle to Fleet

September 21, 2017

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ADDS AMPHIBIOUS UTILITY VEHICLE TO FLEET Fire Chief Michael Trick Says New ARGO Will Help Crews Rescue Difficult to Reach Victims Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the addition of a fully amphibious utility vehicle to its fleet of apparatus. Donations from the community have made possible […]

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AVFD Promotes Sanderson to Lieutenant

September 5, 2017

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT PROMOTES SANDERSON Fire Chief Michael Trick Swears in New Lieutenant Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the appointment of Robert Sanderson from Firefighter to the position of Lieutenant. “I’m very proud when volunteers step up to the leadership plate and make the most of the opportunities available […]

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AVFD Plans Annual 9/11 Memorial Service

September 5, 2017

Remember. Reflect. Recommit. Avon Volunteer Fire Department Plans 9/11 Memorial Service On September 11, 2001 343 FDNY firefighters, 23 NYPD officers, 37 Port Authority Police, and eight private EMS/EMT paramedics made the ultimate sacrifice answering the call. On Monday, September 11, 2017, the AVFD will host a memorial service commemorating the lives lost and the […]

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AVFD Invites Residents to Gear Up and Take the Community Challenge

August 1, 2017

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Hometown Hero? Avon Volunteer Fire Department Invites Residents to Gear Up and Take the Challenge   The Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) invites members of the community 16 years and older to participate in the Community Challenge on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at […]

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AVFD to Hold Empty Nester Reception

August 1, 2017

Kids out of the house? Wondering what to do with all that free time now that the nest is empty? Looking for a fun and exciting way to give back to your community? Look no further than the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD). The AVFD extends an invitation to all Avon empty nesters to attend […]

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Golfers Wanted: Annual Fundraising Tourney is July 31

June 29, 2017

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SEEKS GOLFERS 4th Annual Fundraising Tournament is July 31 Most days, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) is looking for new members – firefighters, fire police, administrative assistants, etc. Right now, the AVFD also really needs to find some golfers, folks who want to play in the Department’s fourth annual Golf […]

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AVFD Fight for Air Climb Team Includes Some of Fastest, Raises Over $3,500

May 31, 2017

AVFD MEMBERS COMPLETE FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB Team Included Some of Fastest Climbers, Raised $3,500+ Late last month, several members of the AVFD participated as a team in the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb in Hartford. Avon was the eighth fastest firefighter team. Individual awards went to: Dave Cappello who finished sixth overall […]

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