Fire Department

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Village Fire Department
130 River Street
Bennington, Vermont 05201
Emergency: 9-1-1
Phone: 802-442-1051
Fire Chief: Nathan Berres
Fire Chief Cell Number: 802-733-5592
Deputy Chief: Scott Richmond
Assistant Chief: Jim Wright

Fire Warden: Henry Higgins
Phone: 802-379-7237

Deputy Fire Warden: Matt Hathaway
Phone: 802-681-8058

BURN PERMITS:  All outdoor burning requires a permit from the Town of Benington (camp fires, brush fires, etc.) A Campfire Permit is $10.00 and is good for the remainder of the current year. Brush Fire Permits are $5.00 and are good for a 2 week period.  Please contact the Town Office for additional information 802-442-1037.

Interested in joining the department?
Bennington's Village Fire Department is entirely run by volunteers. Have you considered becoming a fire fighter? We'd love to hear from you! Download an application. Give us a call, or stop by to talk to an active volunteer and learn more about what is involved.

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Rural Fire Department (Independent)
P.O. Box 768
Bennington, VT 05201
Emergency: 9-1-1
Phone: 802-447-7765

Rural Fire Chief: Steven Waters
Phone: 802-430-3364

1st Assistant Chief: Bryan Watson
Phone: 802-379-4477

2nd Assistant Chief: Dustin Predel
Phone: 802-430-4984


Village Fire Department:

The Village Fire Department is a volunteer department which serves Bennington, VT. The department consists of four companies located in one firehouse on River Street.