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Our department volunteers are our first line of emergency response and have a very broad responsibility for the overall safety of the community. Our members, who respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week all year long are always on call for you and the community.

We proudly recognize the members of the Chester Basin Volunteer Fire Department, truly extraordinary people serving the needs of our community and its neighbors.

 

These are the dedicated volunteers of the Chester Basin Fire Department.

( One * asterick indicates active life members and two ** astericks indicates active charter members )

 

Name Rank Phone Cell
Doug Rines * Chief Upon Request 902-275-2170
Dave Snair  Deputy Chief Upon Request Upon Request
John Hatt * Captain of Engine Upon Request Upon Request
Chris Tarbox Captain of Rescue Upon Request Upon Request
Gary Rendell * Captain H&L (MFR) Upon Request Upon Request
Dillon Bremner
Lieutenant, Rescue & Salvage
Upon Request Upon Request
Kyle Swinimer Lieutenant, Engine Upon Request Upon Request
Leslie Sawler * Lieutenant H&L (MFR) Upon Request Upon Request
Dan Hudson * Safety Officer Upon Request Upon Request
Craig Rafuse ** Training Officer and Treasurer (MFR) Upon Request Upon Request
Wendy Rafuse * Secretary (MFR) Upon Request Upon Request
Gordon DeLong ** Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Terry DeLong * Firefighter (MFR) Upon Request Upon Request
Cody Stevens *
Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Jamie DeMille * Firefighter (MFR) Upon Request Upon Request
Doug DeMille * Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Jim Eisnor ** Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Richard Eldridge ** Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Bill Falkenham ** Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Roger Hirtle Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Blake Rafuse Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Devon Bremner Firefighter
Upon Request Upon Request
Paul Demont Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Darlene DeMille Firefighter (MFR)
Upon Request Upon Request
Ryan Hudson Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Daniel Bremner Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Mallory Hatt  Firefighter  Upon Request  Upon Request 
Glenn Jesso Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
John Paul Bezanson Firefighter  Upon request Upon request

 

 

The following are our past and current Fire Chiefs of

the Chester Basin Fire Department.

 

Name Rank Serving the Department
Dean Fitch Chief 1982 - April 1990
Craig Rafuse Chief May 1990 - Jan. 1995
John Craig Chief Feb. 1995 - January 2001
Bill Falkenham Chief Jan. 2002 - Oct. 2008
Gordon Delong Chief Jan. 2009 - Jan. 2010
Cody Stevens Chief Jan. 2010 - Jan 2012
Doug Rines Chief Jan. 2012 - to Present

 

 

The Honorary Members of the Chester Basin Fire Department

 

countwayJean Countway

lenzPaul Lenz

webberSylvia Webber

bud_eisnorClayton (Buddy) Eisnor

webberNelson Eisnor

DSC02508Mary Eldridge 

DSC02507Cliff MacKinnon

DSC02506Bill Morrow

 

Former Honorary Members of the Chester Basin Fire Department

Eric Countway              
Elmer Brownell
Vaughn Russell
John Corkum
Joe Saunders