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Brookfield Volunteer Fire Department

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Profile of Protection: The People Powering Brookfield

BVFD Candlewood Company Inc.

Our Dedicated Active Members

Our Members page is a tribute to the brave and committed individuals who form the core of the Candlewood Company. Here, we proudly showcase each member, highlighting the diverse roles and responsibilities they fulfill. From the firefighters and EMTs who rush into action, to the support staff and volunteers who ensure our operations run smoothly, every person is integral to our mission to protect and serve. Their steadfast dedication to community safety and their passion for service are the driving forces behind our success. We invite you to meet the faces behind the helmets and discover the stories within our ranks as we continue to uphold our commitment to excellence and teamwork.

Jack Anderlot

Gregory Beck

Matthew Camarota

Colin Denton

Sabrina DiGianvincenzo

Jeffrey Dunkerton

Christopher Ferrara

Jason Ferraro

Jason Ginsberg

Gary Gramling

Paxton Higgs

Eoin Kavanagh

Iman Khan

Anthony Masella

Ryan Meyers

Maurice Moriarty

Troy Morin

Ryan Murphy

Kieran O’Connor

William Perrone

Michael Perrone

Andrew Pflomm

John Quarto

Matthew Rabadi

Nico Radeschi

Ryan Richards

Kevin Riley

Luis Rodrigues

Dylan Stuart

Drew Wagner

Wilson Wagner

BVFD Candlewood Company Inc.

Our Life Members

The Life Members of the Candlewood Company represent the pinnacle of dedication and service. These honored individuals have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the department and the community over many years. Their enduring contributions have not only shaped our present capabilities but also continue to inspire future generations of firefighters. Life Membership is a prestigious acknowledgment of their significant impact and unwavering loyalty to our mission of safety and service.

Kate Beers

Fred Blackburn

James Bond

Daniel Cipolla

Frank Cipolla Sr

Harold Eckman

William A. Grund

Chuck Mayforth

Donald McMillan

Harold Nohe

Charles Stroup

Robert Watson

Art Hurley

1977

Dominic Cipolla

1978

William Keating

1978

Jack Capone

1984

William Gleissner

1993

Robert Gramling

1993

Robert Joyce

1993

Jack Fox

1995

Norbert Lopes

1998

Bertram M. Martus

1998

Lee Masten

1999

Steve DeFreisse

2001

Gerald Tomanio

2001

Robert Kapple Sr.

2003

Vincent Elsenboss

2008

Roger Potter

2008

Michael Rafferty

2009

Stephen O’Reilly

2016

Douglas Fisher

2018

Robert Fish

2018

Kevin Schilling

2021

Honorary Members

Honorary Members of the Candlewood Company are distinguished individuals who have contributed significantly to the department, albeit often from outside the front lines. These members are recognized for their extraordinary support, advocacy, or service that has greatly benefited our organization and community. Their involvement and dedication, though not in active firefighting roles, play a crucial role in our ongoing success and community outreach. Honoring them as Honorary Members underscores our appreciation for their invaluable contributions to our mission and legacy.

Wayne Gravius

Year Honored: 2021

Ayman Hawli

Year Honored: 2019

Eli Hawli

Year Honored: 2019

Mark Favale

Year Honored: 2016

Paul “Butch” Garizio Jr.

Year Honored: 2003