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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Fall Chittenden County Basic Course EJFD Graduates
Sun. Nov 24th 2019

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. The entire course is taught by volunteer instructors from departments across Chittenden County and is held generally one evening per week and every other Saturday for roughly three months. There is a spring and fall class each year. The spring class usually starts in March and the fall class usually starts in September. This fall class was hosted by Saint Michael's College Fire and Rescue.

This course is a state recognized basic firefighting course that teaches new members the basics of their gear, SCBA, hose lines, ladders, ventilation and various other firefighting tasks. Continuing training then follows at their respected departments and some departments encourage their members to continue on and take Firefighter 1 and 2.

Our three newest graduates from left to right are Sanya Kochelyaev, Nick Godaire and Katherine Hagestad. We are excited to have you in the EJFD family!

****If you are interested in taking the basic firefighting course, are interested in joining your local fire department and do not live in the Village of Essex Junction; the following departments also participate in the Basic Firefighting Course:

Essex Fire Department
Underhill-Jericho Fire Department
Westford Volunteer Fire Department
Colchester Center Volunteer Fire
Malletts Bay Fire Department
Winooski Fire Department
Richmond Fire Department
Bolton Fire Department
Huntington Volunteer Fire Department
Hinesburg Fire Department
Milton Fire Department

If interested in joining, contact your local fire department as we are all looking for new members!

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