Recent Calls
Sat. Oct 19th 2019
At 13:18 EJFD was alerted to Rosewood Lane for a report of a Man stuck in the bucket of a lift. EJFD units arrived on scene to find a male stuck in the bucket of a hydraulic lift, not in destress. 8 L...
Tue. Oct 15th 2019
At 7:45pm the Essex Junction Fire Department along with Essex Police, an Essex Rescue Paramedic and Colchester Rescue responded to a male pinned under his car in the Autozone parking lot. Thankfully a...
Sun. Sep 22nd 2019
At approximately 11:30 on Sunday September 22nd Essex Junction and Essex Town Fire Departments were alerted to respond to 315 South Street for a report of an explosion in the basement with fire. An Es...
Fri. Aug 2nd 2019
Essex and Essex Junction Fire Departments were alerted to respond to David Dr. In Essex for a report of a car “fully involved” Engine 5 arrived on scene to find a small car on fire. Engine...
Tue. Jul 9th 2019
Essex and Essex Junction Fire Departments responded to The Baymont Suites this morning for a activated fire alarm, upon arrival and entrance to the lobby crews observed the odor of smoke in the buildi...
News Headlines
Fri. May 24th 2019
It is with profound sadness that the Essex Junction Fire Department announces the passing of active member, Charles "Chuck" Barry.Chuck has actively served the Essex Junction Fire Department...
Tue. Jan 1st 2019
2018 Year in Review As 2018 comes to a close, we wanted to share some of the accomplishments and responses from the past year.2018 was an exciting year with the delivery of our new Engine 7, our new p...
Tue. Jun 5th 2018
This Wednesday, we visit the name of our second due engine, Engine 21 or; "Painesville Hose Company." Engine 21 is our 1997 E-One pumper that responds as the second engine out of EJFD and al...
Tue. Jun 5th 2018
Have you ever wondered why our apparatus are numbered the way they are? Why our station is located where it is? Why our department identifier is 800? Have you ever wondered some more about the history...
Mon. Jan 1st 2018
HERE IT IS! YOUR ESSEX JUNCTION FIRE DEPARTMENT YEAR IN REVIEW2017 proved to be one of our busiest years on record for emergency calls for the department. EJFD responded to a total of 538 calls for se...
Annual Open House

The Essex Junction Firefighters Association would like to welcome you to the annual Essex Junction Fire Department open house and Santa visit on  December 14th from 10am to 2pm. 

What kind of events are there?

  • Meet your firefighters
  • Take Photo's with Santa
  • See the Trucks
  • Fire Safety Displays
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Cookies, Hot chocolate, Tea and Coffee provided



The Essex Junction Fire Department is also excited to again be part of Operation Fire Cuffs.

Operation Fire Cuffs is a joint effort to collect toys for the children at the University of Vermont Children's Hospital  located at University of Vermont Medical Center. 

This is the 9th year of this event, which hopefully will carry on for years to come. Last year’s event was a huge success, and this year the goal is to collect even more toys.  

The date for this great event will be on Wednesday, December 19, 2019.   Presents will be delivered to The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital by members of the participating agencies and Santa. 

If you would like to donate and can't make the open house please contact:

  • Firefighter Jason Paul (201) 925-2156 or

If you are willing to donate a toy, we would prefer they be unwrapped.  Any donated toys will be accepted; however the hospital has identified some specific areas of needed toys.  The toys include the following:

  • Infants:  Rattles and mobiles.
  • Toddlers:  Musical toys, pop-up toys, stand & walk toys, large blocks, stacking toys and trains.
  • School Age:  Legos, art kits (jewelry making, painting, etc.) and athletic gear (balls, clothes, etc.).
  • Tweens:  Nail polish, body lotion and journals.
  • Gift cards:  Itunes, Walmart, Kmart, Best Buy, Hannaford, Chili’s, etc.).

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