Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
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On Wednesday, September 29 at approximately 1109, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond to 5 Roscoe Court in the Village of Essex Junction for a residential smoke detector activ...
Wednesday, September 8th, 2021
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On September 8 at approximately 1430, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond to 33 Rivendell Drive in the Village of Essex Junction for a motor vehicle collision with a building....
Friday, August 27th, 2021
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On August 27th at approximately 01:26 EJFD was alerted to respond to the West Street Dog Park, for the report of some sort of fire and popping noises.Enroute, EJFD was alerted that officers on scene c...
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On Sunday, July 18 at approximately 1731 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched along with Essex Rescue to respond to the Winooski River in the area of the power dam for a reportedly...
Tuesday, January 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...
Friday, January 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...
Wednesday, February 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...
Wednesday, February 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...
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EJFD & EFD Firefighters Working Together
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

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 dealt with the fire, removed the stove and ventilated smoke from the residence.

We often hear there are not a lot of Volunteers serving their local departments. Across the State that is the case for many communities. As this pictures shows our two departments can quickly fill a lawn. Still we are always looking for our next member and the County Course Rookie Course starts next month. If you live near one of our Departments, and want to join the Fire Service, apply today on either of our websites or stop by either Fire Department before Monday night's training and fill out an application.

EJFD & EFD Firefighters Working Together
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Tuesday, January 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 turned out to train to excellence nearly weekly and answer emergency calls for service anytime of day...
Friday, January 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 Wear will be retiring-In the fall of 2020, Fire Police Robert Trudo retired from the Department after ...
Wednesday, February 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 and call attendance.
Wednesday, February 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 dealt with the fire, removed the stove and ventilated smoke from the residence.We often hear there ...
Thursday, January 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 calls for service.
Saturday, December 21st, 2019
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We at the Essex Junction Fire Department want to thank all of you who have donated to Operation Fire Cuffs 2019. Thursday, members from EJFD and surrounding departments were able to drop off so many toys.
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Yesterday the Essex Junction Fire Department had three new firefighters graduate from the Fall 2019 Chittenden County Basic Firefighting Course.This course is a basic course that all new, non certified members must attend.
Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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Our members and families are supporting the Williston Chowder Challenge today. We put together a Cajun Shrimp chowder for this year. Come out and support the Williston Food Shelf and Williston Police Officer's Assoc.
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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 for the past 34 years.
Tuesday, January 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 primary pumper for firefighting in the Village.
Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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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 also responds as our mutual aid engine to surrounding communities.
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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 of the EJFD? Starting today and for the next few Wednesdays, the EJFD will be posting "tid bit...
Monday, January 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 service.
Friday, June 30th, 2017
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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 serv...
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
In the month of October, Essex Junction Fire Department responded a total of 42 emergency calls for service. 39 of those were fire calls while the remaining three were medical calls. Some of the larger incidents we responded to were;-Brush fire at Indian Brook Reservoir-Brush fires on Parizo Drive -...
Saturday, October 1st, 2016
In September the Essex Junction Fire Department answered a total of 27 calls for service. 25 of these calls were fire calls while the other two were medical calls.Some of the larger incidents we responded to were: -Dryer fire at Baymont Inn on Susie Wilson Road-Brush fire on Cherokee Avenue-Brush fi...
Monday, September 5th, 2016
The month of August proved to be the busiest month thus far for 2016 for the Essex Junction Fire Department. We answered a total of 44 calls for service, 39 of which were fire calls and 5 of which were medical calls.
Saturday, July 16th, 2016
June proved to be another steady month for the EJFD firefighters. We responded to a total of 27 fire calls and 9 medical emergencies. The majority of the calls were motor vehicle crashes, fire alarms, carbon monoxide alarms and elevator emergencies.Some of the more notable calls were:-House fire on ...
Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
May proved to be another steady month for the EJFD firefighters. We responded to a total of 28 fire calls and 6 medical emergencies. The majority of the calls were motor vehicle crashes, fire alarms, carbon monoxide alarms and elevator emergencies.Some of the more notable calls were:-Cardiac arrest ...
Sunday, May 1st, 2016
In April the Essex Junction Fire Department responded to a total of 39 emergency calls with 28 of those being fire calls and 11 being emergency medical calls. Along with elevator rescues, fire alarms and motor vehicle crashes, we also responded to the following incidents:-Dryer fire at the laundroma...
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