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About Us

The Shelburne Fire Department has been providing emergency services to the residents of Shelburne since 1941.  The charter members were Wentworth Bicknell, C.K. Byington, Joseph Catella, Harris Maeck, Leo T. Monniere, Leo J. Monniere, Ray Noonan, Fred Roberts, Clayton Shortsleves and J. Lynwood Smith.

Today, the Shelburne Fire Department is currently led by Chief Jerry Ouimet. Chief Ouimet, joined the fire service in 1992 and was an Assistant Chief in Shelburne for over ten years before becoming Chief. He is assisted by two Assistant Chiefs and three line officers, consisting of one Captain and two Lieutenants.

We are a professional 100% volunteer organization serving our Vermont community out of a single station, built in 1983. We provide fire suppression, heavy rescue, marine rescue, hazardous material control and fire prevention & education services.

Shelburne, Vermont is a picturesque town of 7,000 located along Lake Champlain, south of Burlington. In addition to our beautiful shoreline and town parks, Shelburne is home to the Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Farms and other tourist destinations like the Vermont Teddy Bear Company.

Browse our Web site for more information about the Shelburne Fire Department. If you have any questions or would like to speak with a Shelburne Fire Department representative, please call and leave a message on our non-emergency number at 802-985-2366 or email Chief Ouimet at