Fire Department

Groton Volunteer Fire Department

Email: [email protected]

Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911
Business Phone: (802) 584-3855

 About Groton Volunteer Fire Department:

Groton Vol. Fire Dept. proudly protects 846 people living in an area of 54 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status.

We are a rural volunteer department in the southwest corner of the north east kingdom of Vermont. Our service area includes one of the largest state parks in Vermont.

Active Members of the Groton Fire Department

Johnson, Sr, Wade, - Chief & Forest Fire Warden
Stetson, Shaun - Asst. Chief 1
Knott, Wayne - Asst. Chief 2
Smith, Brent - President
Lapham, Frank - Vice President
Bruleigh, Brenda - M-1
Bruleigh, Chub - M-3
Carle, Justin, Asst Forest Fire Warden
Curtis, Derrick - M-2
Danforth, Matt - Probationary Member
Fisher, Chuck - K-6 Water Supply Office
Fisher, Tiffany - Auxiliary
Green, Megan - Auxiliary
Hadley, Georgia - Working on EMT
Johnson, Wade, JR - K-8 Training Officer
Johnson, Debra - Fire Department Secretary
Knott, Dorothy, Dispatcher
Knott, Henry- K-7 Maintenance Officer
Lorenco, Joe
McDonnell, Kevin
Ormiston, Leo - Will be EMR, working on EMT
Palmer, Phillip - K-4
Palmer, Lynne - Treasurer, Auxiliary
Palmer, Tonya - Auxiliary
Smith, Aaron - K-5

Recruitment information

Our members are certified firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians. Money to operate the fire department comes from tax dollars. We operate an engine, a tanker, and a rescue vehicle.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Groton Volunteer Fire Department please join us at one of our Tuesday night meetings and training sessions.

Prospective members must be:

  • 18 years of age or older (16 for a junior membership)
  • living or working full-time in the town of Groton
  • in good standing in the community

If you're interested in helping in any way, we'd like to talk with you. Additional information can be obtained from Chief Wade Johnson, Sr.