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  • Deputy Chief DEBRA BURCH graduated from the National Fire Academy’s – EXECUTIVE FIRE OFFICER program

    May 19, 2021
    The South Windsor Fire Department is proud to share the good news that Deputy Chief DEBRA BURCH recently graduated from the National Fire Academy’s – EXECUTIVE FIRE OFFICER program. This is the NFA’s flagship program of higher education.Misc20210519DebBurchExecFireOfficer

    The graduation was held virtually last week in the Chief’s office and her certificate will be re-presented with Town Officials at an up-coming event.

    Deputy Chief Burch is the first South Windsor Fire Officer to achieve such an accomplishment. The Department is extremely proud of her educational passion and success.
    Deputy Chief Burch started her public safety career path as an EMT in 1992, continued to improve herself as an EMT-I and then Paramedic working in New Milford Ambulance, Danbury Ambulance, and Norwalk Hospital. She added the fire service in 2000 with the Northville FD of New Milford and then in 2002 hired by Manchester Fire-Rescue-EMS as a Firefighter/Paramedic and currently serving as a career Fire Lieutenant -(IAFF L-1579).

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  • Recruitment

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    Complete a Membership Application today!  Contact Deputy Chief Scott Fine at 860-463-0500 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Bring membership application in person.

     Do you have what it takes to become a member of the South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department?  The SWFD is currently recruiting new members.  What does it take?  We are seeking new members of all ages and abilities who possess a desire to help and a passion for service, as well as a sense of pride and tradition.  Founded in 1938, the South Windsor Fire Department has been an all-volunteer service for over 75 years; but we can’t do it without your help!! 

    Come join our team of highly dedicated and well trained members who have the newest apparatus and state of the art equipment at their disposal. 

    Positions include Fire Fighter, Fire Police, Fire Explorer (for youth aged 14-17), Support Staff and Fire and Life Safety.  All training and equipment is included.  For more information, please visit

    South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department
    1175 Ellington Road 
    South Windsor, CT  06074

  • Welcome!

    The South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department proudly protects the lives and property of over 25,000 people living and working in a 28.5 square mile area.  Our approximately 130 members, all volunteers, work out of three stations.  In addition to our staff officers and line firefighters, we have a Support Unit (Company 6), a Fire & Life Safety Education & Community Outreach Support Unit, and an Explorer Post (Company 5) for members under 18 years old.  The Department currently operates 5 engines, 1 aerial platform, 1 heavy rescue, a utility truck and 1 marine unit.

    Please browse our site to learn more about the Department and visit us again in the near future for new and additional information.  Thank you for visiting!


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1175 Ellington Road
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