Wildland Fire Equipment Purchasing Program

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
Jim Esden
802-777-1591
jim.esden@vermont.gov

District 2:  Bennington & Rutland Counties
Lars Lund
802-777-4188
lars.lund@vermont.gov

District 3:  Addison, Chittenden, Franklin & Grand Isle Counties
Dan Dillner
802-777-3079
dan.dillner@vermont.gov

District 4:  Lamoille, Orange & Washington Counties
Jon Cherico
802-522-2054
jonathan.cherico@vermont.gov

District 5:  Caledonia, Essex & Orleans Counties
Emily Meacham
802-595-0169
emily.meacham@vermont.gov
 

Wildland Fire Protective Gear & Equipment 50/50 Purchasing Program 
The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Forestry Division is now accepting orders for the annual wildland fire protective gear and equipment 50/50 Purchasing program. This purchasing program is offered to Vermont volunteer fire departments (VFDs) and is funded by federal Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) funds. It is limited to specific items from the Wildland Fire Equipment catalog, and orders may not exceed $5,000.00 total. To find out more about the program please contact Dan Dillner, by phone at 777-3079 or by e-mail at Dan.Dillner@vermont.gov.

To place and order please download the order form below. The order form can be filled out electronically, but for it to work properly you must first download it and save it to your computer. To submit your order please print your completed order form and mail in along with a check for 50% of the order total.  Order forms and checks must be received no later than November 15th, 2019. Late orders or orders over $5,000.00 will not be accepted. If you have any questions or need help with the order form please contact Kim Partlow, by phone at 879-6565 or e-mail at Kim.Partlow@vermont.gov.

 

Danielle Fitzko, Director
Division of Forests
1 National Life Drive, Davis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620
(802) 828-1531