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Addison County Firefighters Association http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1228/all en County firefighters honored for their dedicated service http://www.addisonindependent.com/201301county-firefighters-honored-their-dedicated-service <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-15037" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201301county-firefighters-honored-their-dedicated-service"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/firefighter3728.thumbnail.jpg" alt="firefighter3728.jpg" title="firefighter3728.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ADDISON COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS Association President David Shaw presents a plaque to Addison firefighter Buster Grant thanking him for his 40 years of service as the association treasurer at last week’s ACFA annual meeting in Vergennes. Independent photo/Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; Lt. Gov. Phil Scott knows what it means to have one&rsquo;s life upended by a fire. A year ago a fire struck his business, DuBois Construction, in Middlesex.</p> <p> In his keynote address at the Addison County Firefighters Association annual meeting at the Eagles Club in Vergennes last Wednesday evening, Scott shared his personal experience of the dedication and bravery of Vermont firefighters. He recounted the heroic efforts he witnessed as firefighters worked through the night and over the course of several days responding to flare-ups.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15038">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201301county-firefighters-honored-their-dedicated-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Addison County Firefighters Association firefighters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:31:38 +0000 Addison Independent 15038 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Local firefighters earn honors http://www.addisonindependent.com/201208local-firefighters-earn-honors <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-13060" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201208local-firefighters-earn-honors"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Garrow Elwell Jackman.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Garrow Elwell Jackman.jpg" title="Garrow Elwell Jackman.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Will Elwell, Paul Garrow and Justin Jackman </div> </div> </div> <p> BENNINGTON &mdash; County firefighters won three of the 10 major statewide awards handed out at the Vermont State Firefighters Association&rsquo;s annual convention, which was hosted by the Bennington Fire Department on Aug. 17, 18 and 19.</p> <p> Two were members of the Bristol Fire Department.</p> <p> Justin Jackman was named the Emergency Maintenance Technician of the Year.</p> <p> Cadet Will Elwell earned the distinction of Junior Firefighter of the Year.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13061">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201208local-firefighters-earn-honors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Addison County Firefighters Association Featured fire departments firefighters Mon, 03 Sep 2012 12:10:34 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 13061 at http://www.addisonindependent.com County firefighters celebrate success http://www.addisonindependent.com/201201county-firefighters-celebrate-success <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-10584" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201201county-firefighters-celebrate-success"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/firefighter-of-year.thumbnail.jpg" alt="firefighter-of-year.jpg" title="firefighter-of-year.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> RETIRED ADDISON CHIEF Bernard Dubois, left, presents Kevin Charbonneau of Vergennes with the Firefighter of the Year award. Independent photo/Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; Firefighters from 17 local towns showed up in festive fashion last Wednesday evening for the annual dinner of the Addison County Firefighters Association (ACFA).&nbsp;</p> <p> But they weren&rsquo;t the only ones in attendance at the Addison County Eagles Club. A crew of Canadian firefighters came down to learn what makes Addison County firefighting squads so dynamic.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10562">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201201county-firefighters-celebrate-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes Addison County Firefighters Association Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Andrew Stein 10562 at http://www.addisonindependent.com