Fire suppression, heavy & marine rescue, and hazmat control services

In service of Shelburne, Vermont since 1941

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When in doubt, make the call.

Dial 911 in emergencies

Unsure if an alarm is signaling danger? Dial 911 so we can make the call. For non-emergencies or burn permits, call Shelburne Dispatch (802) 985-8051

Open House

Visit us on Saturday May 11th from 9am-1pm.

Shelburne Fire open house on Saturday May 11th, 2024

Will you answer the call?

Shelburne Fire has roughly 30 members and responds to an average of nearly 300 emergencies each year. Our members also strive to advance public safety through education and fire prevention.

Join your neighbors in being part of something bigger, and make a connection with your community.

Join Shelburne Fire


Burn Permits

Before you have an open fire, contact the Shelburne Police non-emergency number to obtain a legal burn permit. Learn more

Knox Box

A knox box is a secure armored vault bolted to a building exterior that contains keys to the premises. We encourage all local businesses to participate in our Knox Box program.

Mailbox Signs

Help us help you. In an emergency, locating the address as soon as possible is the first step in saving lives and property. Order a sign

Knox boxes, mailbox signs
Rainbow over apparatus

Support us

Support life-saving equipment and activities via the Shelburne Firefighters’ Association, a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

Your tax-deductible donation enables important purchases that fall outside of the Town of Shelburne’s responsibilities.

Follow us

Stay connected with the Shelburne Fire Department on our Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube channels.

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Events and Training Calendar

100 Years of Shelburne Fire

The idea of neighbors helping neighbors has always been strong in Shelburne. On Town Meeting Day 2023, Shelburne Fire marks 100 years since the Town appropriated the first money towards fire protection. You can read all about it in our history.

In case you missed it, NBC 5 aired a story at the end of February commemorating this milestone and highlighting the call to join.

Serving Shelburne, Vermont since 1941

Since its inception in 1941, members have proudly protected life and property in Shelburne, a town of 7,000+ residents located along Lake Champlain.