Jim Davis has elected a trustee of the Chilson Volunteer Fire Department.
Ticonderoga The Chilson Volunteer Fire Department has elected new officers. Officers include:
Chief Steve Hunsdon, First Assistan Chief and Treasurer Mike Trybendis, Second Assistanr Chief Tom Taylor, Third Assistant Chief and Safety Officer Casie Hunsdon, Captain Cody Duval, First Lieutenant Jake O’Hara, Second Lieutenant Collin Fuller, Secretary Cathy Trybendis and Buildings and Grounds Coordinator Dick Allen.
Larry Lauman, Steve Phelps, Chuck O'Hara, John Blanchard and Jim Davis were elected trustees.
The Chilson Volunteer Fire Department, with 44 members and 20 qualified active firefighters, serves a 30-square-mile area that also includes Putts Pond and a large portion of Eagle Lake. Chilson is a part of the town of Ticonderoga, and its fire district includes large tracts of state-owned land.
The department is staffed and equipped to provide fire prevention, fire protection and rescue services including vehicle extrications. Chilson firefighters also respond to weather emergencies, clear downed trees from roadways and provide assistance to home-bound residents during power outages and other emergencies.
The Chilson Community Center at the fire station is owned by the department. Its playing fields and picnic grounds host many community events.
For more information e-mail ChilsonFire13@hotmail.com or visit the department on Facebook at Chilson Volunteer Fire Department.