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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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AVFD Presents Annual Awards

December 11, 2017

At its annual dinner in November, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) bestowed several awards, including three honorary memberships, service stripes and awards, and line awards. Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the following award recipients: Appreciation Award ORAFOL, accepted by Mark Arsenault Honorary Members Tom Eungso Ma, former owner of Fairway Dry Cleaners Mark Zacchio, […]

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AVFD Promotes One, Welcomes Two

December 11, 2017

Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the appointment of Gina Kline from Firefighter to the position of Lieutenant. She was sworn in at the Department’s monthly meeting on November 20, 2017. “In her nearly 14 years with the Department, Lieutenant Kline has served in many roles, contributing her valuable expertise, professional […]

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November Corporation Meeting Moved to November 20th at 7:30 p.m., Co.1.

November 12, 2017

The November Corporation meeting has been moved from November 13th to November 20th at 7:30 p.m., Co.1.

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Ads Needed for Commemorative 75th Anniversary Book

November 9, 2017

In 2018, we will celebrate our 75th Anniversary. We’re putting together a commemorative book that will be made available to the public at the various events we will be hosting. Currently, we are in the process of obtaining advertisements for the book. If you own a business, please consider placing an advertisement. If you do […]

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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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