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Volunteer Firefighters Jay King, Zach Dilworth, Sean Casey, and Brian Porch have all achieved Vermont Firefighter 2 certification, demonstrating their commitment to excellence in service to our community...
Ben Niquette with the Colors on Memorial Day
Marching on Main Street
Solemn ceremonies at Factory Point Cemetery
Fire Chief Phil "Grub" Bourn congratulates Carroll "Fuzzy" Knight for
his 50 years of service to the Manchester Fire Department. Knight
has served longer than any other member since the Department
was created. An Arbor Day tree was planted by the firehouse in his honor.
Manchester Firefighter and Rescue Captain Andy Reed receives the 2010
Firefighter of the Year award at the annual firefighters' banquet.
The Manchester Fire Department (MFD), comprised entirely of volunteers from the community, is responsible for providing fire protection, emergency response and safety services to the Town and its residents. The fire warden is responsible for issuing burn permits.
Location: Public Safety Facility (6041 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT 05255)
Hours of Operation: Varies (call for appointment)
Telephone: (802) 362-2121
Fascmile: (802) 362-0202
For emergencies, please call 9-1-1 or the Police Department Dispatch Center at (802) 362-2022. The Dispatch Center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Fire Department turnout gear hangs up at the Public Safety Facility (Lee Krohn photographs)
The Fire Department is founded on selfless volunteerism to the community. Members are routinely called away from work and awakened in the darkest hours of the night to respond to emergencies. Residents interested in joining the MFD should call Chief Philip Bourn at (802) 362-5282 or (802) 362-1647 or First Assistant Chief Chris Towslee at (802) 362-3076. Individuals interested in donating to the Fire Department please contact Chief Philip Bourn at (802) 362-5282 or (802) 362-1647.
Congratulations to Carroll (Fuzzy) Knight for 50 years of continuous service to the Manchester Fire Department and the citizens of Manchester.
Fire Department Officers:
- Philip Bourn, Fire Chief
- Chris Towslee, 1st Assistant Chief
- Marc Johnston, 2nd Assistant Chief
- Sean Casey, Ladder Lieutenant
- Bill Mariano, Rescue Lieutenant
- Scott Healy, Ladder Captain
- Andy Reed, Rescue Captain
- James Doherty, 1st Hose Captain
- Bruce Fielding, 2nd Hose Captain
- Terry Fuller, 3rd Hose Captain
- Carroll Knight, Maintenance Captain
- Lawrence Grant, Fire Warden
- William Beidman, Safety Officer
Current Fire Department Members:
Lee Krohn photos