Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department


News from the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department. Here, you’ll find updates on what is happening at the fire department and in the community. Check back for updates.

Water Rescue Operations Training

Please join us in congratulating two of our members, Firefighters Jake Almgren and Richard Gentles, for successfully completing the Water Rescue Operations training provided by Rescue Products International, Inc. Jake and Richard join CTVFD’s existing water operations rescue team that are trained for water emergencies, dynamics of moving water, medical conditions, personal safety and fundamental rescue techniques (self and shore

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Building the Rescue Truck

Have you ever seen a fire truck being built? Now you have! These are pictures of our new rescue rescue truck that is in the process of being constructed. We share these pictures with our members and thought it would be neat to share them with our friends. We will provide regular updates as the truck

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Donation from FLAG

Liz Bernich, co-founder of the Front Line Appreciation Group (FLAG) of Chatham and Madison, recently donated Firehouse Pizza gift cards. Our sincere thanks to Liz and to all who have been donating to our Department. We truly appreciate your ongoing support. Please know we remain prepared and ready to respond to fire calls during this

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Newest Member

Please join us in welcoming Brian Wurdemann as our newest member. Brian and his wife Emily have lived in Chatham Township for 11 years and have four children. He is a financial advisor and spends most days commuting into NYC. He has a very busy work and home life but joined the department as he

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Chatham Turkey Trot Raises Money to Purchase Life Saving Equipment

The annual Chatham Turkey Trot organized by President Curt Ritter raises funds for various non-profit organizations. For the past eleven years the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department (CTVFD) has been fortunate to be a recipient of funds from this event. Curt Ritter said, “We are pleased to present a check for $10,000 to the Chatham

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2020 Fire and Administrative Officers

Congratulations to the 2020 Fire and Administrative Officers who took their Oath of Office on January 3, 2020. We wish them much success protecting the community and effectively managing the department.

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Donate to CTVFD

The Chatham Township Fire Department is dependent upon the generous financial support from the residents we serve.