Recent Calls
Mon. Jun 7th 2021
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On Monday, June 7 just before 0800 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched with Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue to 16 Central Street in the Village of Essex Junction for a fire...
Sat. Apr 17th 2021
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On April 17 at approximately 1417 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department and Essex Fire Department were dispatched to respond to a condo unit on Densmore Drive for a reported fire in the ceiling.En...
Sun. Mar 28th 2021
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At 1344, Essex Junction Fire was dispatched automatic aid with Essex Fire, Essex Rescue and Essex Police for a 1 car motor vehicle crash, with the vehicle hanging over a cliff with the driver still in...
Mon. Mar 22nd 2021
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On March 22 at approximately 1319, the Essex Fire Department and Essex Junction Fire Department were dispatched to respond to a property on Indian Brook Road in the Town of Essex for an out of control...
Mon. Jan 25th 2021
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On Monday, January 25 at approximately 1259 hours the Essex Fire Department, Essex Junction Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to 36 Greenbriar Drive in the Town of Essex for ...
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Tue. Jan 12th 2021
While 2020 was certainly a unique year for everyone here at EJFD and everyone across the community, the country and the world, the dedicated professionals of the Essex Junction Fire Department still t...
Fri. Jan 1st 2021
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On behalf of Fire Chief Gaboriault, the Essex Junction Fire Department is proud to announce the following promotions and retirements effective 01/01/2020:Retirements:-Second Assistant Chief Timothy We...
Wed. Feb 19th 2020
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This year's Essex Rotary "Service Above Self" Award was awarded to our Assistant Chief Tim Wear. Tim has spent over 20 years with the EJFD, always being a top participant in trainings an...
Wed. Feb 12th 2020
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Last night at 6:27pm Essex Junction and Essex Fire Departments were dispatched to a stove fire on Densmore Drive. Crews arrived on scene quickly to find an active fire contained inside the oven. Crews...
Thu. Jan 2nd 2020
As we welcome the new year, we wanted to take a moment to review 2019 at the Essex Junction Fire Department. What a year it was!In 2019 the Essex Junction Fire Department responded to 491 emergency ca...
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OFFICER PROMOTIONS
Fri. Jun 30th 2017

Midnight tonight will signify the end of an era here at the EJFD. Effective July 1st, our 1st Assistant Chief Ray Weed will be stepping down and assuming the role of Safety Officer. 

To give you a brief overview of Ray's service and dedication to this department, here is a brief list of time served and accomplishments thus far:

-Joined the EJFD in 1975
-Has held all officer ranks besides the rank of Lieutenant
-Has held the rank of 1st Assistant Chief for a total of 23 years
-Has held the rank of 2nd Assistant Chief for one year
-Has held the rank of Fire Chief for three years
-Achieved the "Officer of the year" award in 2012

We want to thank Ray for all of his years of dedication to the department and look forward to a continuation of his service for years to come!

Some other changes taking place July 1st will be:

-2nd Assistant Chief John Rowell to the rank of 1st Assistant Chief

-Captain Tim Wear to the rank of 2nd Assistant Chief

-Lieutenant Robert O'Neill to the rank of Captain

-Engineer Stephen Gragg to the rank of Lieutenant

-Engineer Richard Smith to the rank of Lieutenant

-Firefighter Stephen Trenholm to the rank of Safety Officer

Congratulations to all the new officers!

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