Shelton Fire Department - 100% Volunteer

Francis T. Jones III – Fire Chief

Goal & Mission Statement

“The goal of the Shelton Fire Department is to provide the highest level of life safety and property conservation to our community through fire education; fire prevention; suppression and rescue services.”

“Our mission is to perform life safety, incident stabilization and property conservation. The all-volunteer membership of the Shelton Fire Department is committed to upholding a standard of excellence, by building on a solid foundation of community spirit of dedicated neighbors helping neighbors.”

For more than 135 years, your Shelton Firefighters comprised of the Echo Hose Hook and Ladder Fire Company # 1, Huntington Fire Company # 3, Shelton Volunteer Fire Company # 4 (Pine Rock Park), and White Hills Voluntary Fire Company # 5 have bravely and successfully confronted the hazards of our growing community. Through providing a broad spectrum of emergency and non-emergency services to our citizens, visitors, and businesses of our community in order to combat the perils associated with fires and other hazards.

I am proud to represent such a dedicated service organization and I am impressed on a daily basis with the professionalism, dedication, integrity, community spirit and resourcefulness of the men and women of our Shelton Fire Department.

Our department stands ready to assist you in your time of need day or night, with dedicated neighbors helping neighbors providing service with respect, professionalism, empathy, and compassion.  I encourage you all to consider becoming a member of our firefighting family of “neighbors helping neighbors” by enlisting or supporting one of your neighborhood volunteer fire companies.

Goal & Mission Statement

“The goal of the Shelton Fire Department is to provide the highest level of life safety and property conservation to our community through fire education; fire prevention; suppression and rescue services.”

“Our mission is to perform life safety, incident stabilization and property conservation. The all-volunteer membership of the Shelton Fire Department is committed to upholding a standard of excellence, by building on a solid foundation of community spirit of dedicated neighbors helping neighbors.”

For more than 135 years, your Shelton Firefighters comprised of the Echo Hose Hook and Ladder Fire Company # 1, Huntington Fire Company # 3, Shelton Volunteer Fire Company # 4 (Pine Rock Park), and White Hills Voluntary Fire Company # 5 have bravely and successfully confronted the hazards of our growing community. Through providing a broad spectrum of emergency and non-emergency services to our citizens, visitors, and businesses of our community in order to combat the perils associated with fires and other hazards.

I am proud to represent such a dedicated service organization and I am impressed on a daily basis with the professionalism, dedication, integrity, community spirit and resourcefulness of the men and women of our Shelton Fire Department.

Our department stands ready to assist you in your time of need day or night, with dedicated neighbors helping neighbors providing service with respect, professionalism, empathy, and compassion.  I encourage you all to consider becoming a member of our firefighting family of “neighbors helping neighbors” by enlisting or supporting one of your neighborhood volunteer fire companies.

Francis T. Jones III – Fire Chief

Quick Facts
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100% VOLUNTEER

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225 MEMBERS

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1,380 EMERGENCIES

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4 STATIONS

Shelton Fire Stations

The Shelton Fire Department consists of four fire companies operating from four stations located throughout the city. Each company is managed by an Assistant Chief, Captain, 1st Lieutenant, and 2nd Lieutenant. Each company is its own legal organization operating within the Shelton Fire Department under the command of Fire Chief Francis Jones.

Assistant Chiefs

Car 3 – Joe Constantino

Car 4 – Nicholas Verdicchio

Car 5 – Shaun Wheeler

Car 6 – Mike Plavcan