Franklin Volunteer Fire Department

Established in 1954


RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS: Clicking here will open the Volunteer Firefighter or EMS Responder, Frequently Asked Questions

The Franklin Volunteer Fire Department provides fire emergency and rescue services. Our continuously growing membership prides itself in their training and on-going education in the fields of fire fighting and emergency services. Volunteers needed.  


Our Mission Statement 

With pride and dedication, it is our main priority for the Franklin Volunteer Fire Department to protect the lives and property of the residents, surrounding areas and visitors. We achieve this mission by responding to Fire, EMS, Search & Rescue, Haz-Mat and Mutual Aid emergencies. Our department will strive to accomplish our goals by providing our members with professional development, training and resources with safety commitment and integrity. Our members will support other aspects of our department by developing our skills through training and maintaining certifications, sharing knowledge, providing public education, including community engagements and always holding ourselves to a higher standard of Respect to our membership, our equipment and the public.

RELEASE PATIENT RECORDS:  For release of patient records, please mail your request to Attention, Asst. Chief, Franklin Col. Fire Dept, 5 Tyler Drive, Franklin, CT 06254.  Do not fax, call, or email your request.  Be sure to update your contact information to ensure proper procedures are followed.  

REFLECTIVE ADDRESS SIGN:  Franklin Vol Fire Dept Cadet Program is selling Reflective Address 911 Signs either vertical or horizontal for your mailbox or signpost for $15.00. Send a request to Franklin Vol Fire Dept c/o Cadet Program, 5 Tyler Drive, Franklin CT 06254 with name, address & phone number, address number requested and mounting preference (horizontal or vertical), and $15.  Please click-on the "Fire Department Address Tag" tab to the left for the form.

FIRE MARSHAL:  Visit the Fire Marshal's Homepage:

Staff Contacts

David Wheeler


Deputy Chief

Gaynelle Crofts

Assistant Chief

Jeremy Beisiegel (R)


Brian Reynolds

Fire Lieutenant

Rich Dvorak


Diane Carboni

Vice President & Fire Police Captain

Laura Burke

Rescue Lieutenant

Shannon Peppin


Alison Dvorak


George Hagor

Chief Engineer

Franklin Patient Inquiries

EMS Contact