We Fight Fires, and So Much More

We're called a fire department, but fighting fires is just the start of what we do for Pawlet. We are an all-hazard emergency response organization, responding to fires, gas and water emergencies, vehicle indicents, hazardous materials releases, and more. Whether it is a propane leak, a car crash, electrical wires down, a wildland fire, or a house fire, the PVFD is there providing professional, courteous assistance to our neighbors. We also develop and maintain emergency water supply infrastructure for our community. Our volunteers do all this without a cent of monetary compensation. Click here to learn more about who we are and what we do.


Ever Wanted to Be a Firefighter? What Are You Waiting For?! Join Us Today!

Joining our department offers a unique opportunity to help your neighbors, often in their hour of greatest need. It's also a chance to meet some good people, pick up some new skills, and to learn how to operate some very cool equiptment. If you live or work in Pawlet and are willing to dedicate some time to serving your community, we invite you to talk to us about joining our department today.

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Make Sure Your Address Marker is Visible

Imagine calling the fire department, police, or rescue squad, and seeing them go right past your house beacuse they can't tell which driveway is yours. This is scary, but it happens. Help us out by making sure that your address can't be missed. Big, bold address markers can make all the difference when seconds count. Got a shared driveway, or a driveway that forks? Post signage so that emergency responders are guided from the main road all the way to your home.

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