Fire Department

Chester Hose Company Inc.

Physical Address: 6 High Street, Chester, Connecticut 06412
Mailing Address: PO Box 214, Chester, Connecticut 06412

In case of an emergency dial 9-1-1

Non-Emergency Number: (860) 526-0019

The Chester Hose Company, located along the west bank of the Connecticut River in central Connecticut, has been protecting the lives and property of those living in and passing through the town in addition to providing fire, rescue, and hazmat services to the residents of the 17 square mile town, since it’s founding in 1912.
In addition, we have mutual aid agreements with departments in Clinton, Deep River, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Old Saybrook, Westbrook, and the South District station out of Middletown.  Additional services from Guilford can also be called upon for Hazmat  and Rapid Intervention Team (RIT).

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Board of Fire Commissioners – 4 Year Term – (Appointed by the Board of Selectmen)

  • John Divis                                               11/16/2021 – D
  • Elizabeth A. Perreault, Chairman      11/16/2021 – U
  • Richard Schreiber                                 11/19/2019 – R
  • Robert Bandzes                                     11/19/2019 – U, Appt. by BOS to fill vacancy
  • Peter Zanardi                                         11/19/2019 – D

Ex-officio Members

Charlene Janecek, representing Board of Selectmen, Secretary

James Grzybowski, Chief, representing Chester Hose Company

Richard Leighton – Fire Marshal

VSAP Program 2016

Burning Permit