Mansfield Elected to Board of Directors

The Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) has elected Ramona Mansfield to its Board of Directors.  A firefighter with the AVFD since May 2009, Mansfield fills a vacancy on the board.

Mansfield’s first order of business as an AVFD board member was to make a motion for the AVFD to bestow honorary membership upon Jane Raczek who will retire on November 1, 2012 after six years as AVFD administrative secretary.

About the AVFD

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, explore our website, or stop by the Company 1 firehouse located at 25 Darling Drive any Monday evening after 7:00.