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 six part-time Fire/EMS Dispatchers.

Administrative Staff

Jerry Myers

Fire Chief

Michael GrassoAssistant Chiefrfdac@ridgefieldct.org
Rebekah ClearyFire Administratorfire@ridgefieldct.org


Fire Marshal Staff

Guy MiglinasFire Marshalfiremarshal@ridgefieldct.org
Andrew LoyaDeputy Fire Marshall 
Patrick HollandDeputy Fire Marshall 

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Career Shifts

A Shift

R. Lawlor, EMTFire Captain      
C. Alward, Paramedic    Firefighter

R. Eckhoff, EMT

D. Lachelier, ParamedicFirefighter
M. Trenck, ParamedicFirefighter
G. Furano, EMTFirefighter
R. Underwood, ParamedicFirefighter

B Shift

J. Drake, EMTFire Captain
B. Taylor, EMTFire Lieutenant
C. Hancock, EMTFirefighter
D. Loya, ParamedicFirefighter
K. Woessner, ParamedicFirefighter
J. Bonner, EMTFirefighter
T. Limbos, ParamedicFirefighter

C Shift

T. Cerulli, AEMTFire Captain  
M. Moore, ParamedicFire Lieutenant
C. Sanders, ParamedicFirefighter
M. Short, ParamedicFirefighter
S. Kindschi, EMTFirefighter
C. Dyer, ParamedicFirefighter
R. Juan, ParamedicFirefighter
E. Agosto, EMTFirefighter

D Shift

Rom Duckworth, ParamedicFire Captain
P. Holland, ParamedicFire Lieutenant  

K. Brown, EMTFirefighter

M. Gesmondi, ParamedicFirefighter
M. Behuniak, ParamedicFirefighter     
C. Augustine, ParamedicFirefighter
R. Juan, ParamedicFirefighter
G. Mack, EMTFierfighter

Day Shift

A & D Shift     
B & C Shift  


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Fire/EMS Dispatchers

J. RosaEmergency Medical Dispatcher
D. FrullaEmergency Medical Dispatcher
K. BrainerdEmergency Medical Dispatcher
P. PerottiEmergency Medical Dispatcher
P. DrakeEmergency Medical Dispatcher
R. BancroftEmergency Medical Dispatcher

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Volunteer Members

Volunteer Officers

T. PambianchiVolunteer Chief
M. GabbianelliVolunteer Assistant Chief
C. DibbleCaptain
B. PrincipeCaptain
J. ArcherLieutenant
R. NapoliLieutenant

Volunteer Firefighters

J. BarrettFirefighter
S. BattipagliaFirefighter
R. CiarciaFirefighter

E. Falcinelli

R. FornshellFirefighter
M. KazlauskasFirefighter

D. Kenyhercz

D. LorussoFirefighter
S. MainFirefighter
D. MangoneFirefighter
P. MolonyFirefighter
R. MooreFirefighter
A. PambianchiFirefighter
N. PambianchiFirefighter
F. RivadeneiraFirefighter
B. SantiniFirefighter
I. SenFirefighter
P. SextonFirefighter
K. TappeFirefighter
T. TuohyFirefighter
W. vonZehleFirefighter

Support Personnel

A. Cataldo
M. Dibble
M. Marrone
L. Sixbey

Fire Police Members

W. WielandCaptain
B. MyersLieutenant
S. Dodd 
R. DuVivier 
F. Fields 
G. Flynn 
R. Hill 
E. Jamroga 
J. L'hernault 
D. Leavy 
D. Loncto 
T. Santini 
V. Sganga 

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