Our Department Members

The Ridgefield Fire Department is a combination department comprised of both career and volunteer members. Currently the department maintains four administrative positions and 34 career line positions. Career line personnel are assigned to one of four shifts, (A Shift, B Shift, C Shift, or D Shift). Volunteer members function in a variety of capacities including; interior firefighter, support personnel, and fire police. Today the total number of volunteers currently stands at 57. The department also employs two full-time and seven part-time Fire/EMS Dispatchers.

Administrative Staff

NameTitle
  
Jerry MyersActing Fire Chief
Patricia A. MarkertFire Administrator

Fire Marshal Staff

NameTitle
Michael R. GrassoFire Marshal
Michael DrakeDeputy Fire Marshal (Part Time)
Guy MiglinasDeputy Fire Marshal (Part Time)
  

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Career Shifts

A Shift

NameTitle
Rom Duckworth, ParamedicFire Captain
David Dachinger, AEMTFire Lieutenant
P. Holland, ParamedicFirefighter
C. Hancock, AEMTFirefighter
C. Alward, ParamedicFirefighter
R. Eckhoff, AEMTFirefighter
N. Paproski, ParamedicFirefighter
E. Marchitto, AEMTFirefighter

B Shift

NameTitle
David McDevitt, ParamedicFire Captain
Bruce Taylor, EMTFire Lieutenant
T. Peatt, AEMTFirefighter
D. Loya, ParamedicFirefighter
T. Nobes, ParamedicFirefighter
K. Woessner, ParamedicFirefighter
J. Pomponio, AEMTFirefighter
T. Limbos, ParamedicFirefighter

C Shift

NameTitle
J. Drake, EMTFire Captain
T. Cerulli, AEMTLieutenant
G. Miglinas, ParamedicFirefighter
C. Sanders, ParamedicFirefighter
M. Short, ParamedicFirefighter
S. Kindschi, AEMTFirefighter
J. Bonner, EMTFirefighter
C. Augustine, ParamedicFirefighter

D Shift

NameTitle
R. Lawlor, AEMTFire Captain
M. Moore, ParamedicFire Lieutenant
M. Drake, AEMTFirefighter
K. Brown, AEMTFirefighter
M. Trenck, ParamedicFirefighter
M. Gesmondi, ParamedicFirefighter
D. Lachelier, ParamedicFirefighter
M. Behuniak, ParamedicFirefighter

Day Shift

   
B & C ShiftJustin Krofssik, Firefighter/ParamedicFirefighter
A & D ShiftGino Furano, Firefighter/EMTFirefighter

 

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Fire/EMS Dispatchers

NameTitle
J. RosaEmergency Medical Dispatcher
D. FrullaEmergency Medical Dispatcher
K. BrainerdEmergency Medical Dispatcher
P. PerottiEmergency Medical Dispatcher
M. MelilloEmergency Medical Dispatcher
vacantEmergency Medical Dispatcher


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Volunteer Members

Volunteer Officers

NameTitle
T. PambianchiVolunteer Chief
M. GabbianelliVolunteer Assistant Chief
C. DibbleCaptain
W. von ZehleCaptain
B. PrincipeLieutenant
B. SantiniLieutenant

Volunteer Firefighters

NameTitle
J. BarrettFirefighter
C. BelardinelliFirefighter
J. BenzigerFirefighter
J. BonnerFirefighter
G. CortinaFirefighter
T. DaleFirefighter
E. FalcinelliFirefighter
G. FlynnFirefighter
C. FrostFirefighter
E. GabbianelliFirefighter
A. GaetaFirefighter
M. GaldoFirefighter
J. JabaraFirefighter
E. LefebvreFirefighter
S. MainFirefighter
R. NapoliFirefighter
L. PagliucoFirefighter
A. PambianchiFirefighter
N. PambianchiFirefighter
E. ScalaFirefighter
P. SextonFirefighter
D. SheerinFirefighter
T. SullivanFirefighter
K. TappeFirefighter
T. TuohyFirefighter
J. WilliamsonFirefighter
D. WolnickFirefighter

Support Personnel

Name
R. Ciarcia
R. Gutstein
M. Dibble
B. Scala

Fire Police Members

NameTitle
W. WielandCaptain
B. MyersLieutenant
J. BeloteLieutenant
P. Baumann 
K. Casey 
R. DuVivier 
F. Fields 
T. Hollaran 
B. Hess 
P. Keeler 
T. Kimball 
J. L'hernault 
T. Santini 
J. Scott 
S. Scott 
V. Sganga 

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