The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 207-18. Fire Department
The Board of Trustees, and in its stead, the Village Manager when appointed pursuant to 24 V.S.A. chapter 37, and as the same may be amended, may establish and maintain a Fire Department for the protection of life and property. Such Fire Department shall consist of one Fire Chief appointed by the Manager and subordinate officers and employees appointed by the Manager, upon the recommendation of the Fire Chief, in accordance with the Bellows Falls Village Corporation Personnel Plan. The trustees shall empower the Fire Chief to provide for such number of firefighters as deemed necessary.