John Boullie Joins AVFD Board of Directors

The Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) has appointed firefighter John Boullie to its Board of Directors, reporting into AVFD President Rob Shillington.  Boullie has been a member of the AVFD since 2009 and previously served on the AVFD Board.  He will serve a three-year term.

PHOTO: New AVFD Board of Directors member John Boullie (center) with AVFD Chief Michael Trick (left) and AVFD President Rob Shillington (right).

AVFD Board Welcomes Boulie Incorporated in 1943, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department proudly protects more than 18,000 people living in the 22.6 square mile area that makes up the Town of Avon.  The Department’s mission is to provide fire suppression and prevention, life safety and rescue support, as well as other community support to the citizens of the Town of Avon.  In addition, the Department provides mutual aid support to those surrounding communities that, in time of need, may request such assistance. Staffed entirely by volunteers, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department prides itself on the selflessness and dedication of its members – firefighters, fire police, administrative members, Explorers, active veterans, senior veterans, and associate members, all of whom play a vital role in the safety of Avon.  The Department operates six companies and 15 pieces of apparatus, including a brush truck, ladder truck, tanker, rescue vehicle, boat, and pumpers.  Four stations are located throughout Town – Company 1 on Darling Drive, Company 2 on Secret Lake Road, Company 3 on West Avon Road, and Company 4 on Huckleberry Hill Road.  Anyone interested in learning more about the AVFD should call the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) at 677-2644, visit, or stop by the Company 1 firehouse located at 25 Darling Drive any Monday evening after 7:00.