Rural fire departments in Vermont can purchase wildland fire fighting equipment and PPE from the federal government supply through the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Forestry Division. Order forms can be obtained from the Forest Resource Protection staff at each district office. Orders can be placed at any time throughout the year.
District 1: Windham & Windsor Counties
District 2: Bennington & Rutland Counties
District 3: Addison, Chittenden, Franklin & Grand Isle Counties
District 4: Lamoille, Orange & Washington Counties
District 5: Caledonia, Essex & Orleans Counties
Wildland Fire Protective Gear & Equipment 50/50 Purchasing Program
Annually the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Forestry Division offers the wildland fire protective gear and equipment 50/50 Purchasing program. This program is offered to Vermont volunteer fire departments (VFDs) and is funded by federal Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) funds. This purchasing program is limited to specific items from the Wildland Fire Equipment catalog. To find out more about the program please contact Dan Dillner (firstname.lastname@example.org).