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Established in 1898, the Shell Lake Fire Department proudly serves the City of Shell Lake, portions or all of Barronett, Bashaw, Beaverbrook, Dewey, Roosevelt and Sarona townships of Washburn and Burnett Counties in Wisconsin.

We have approximately 180 square miles of coverage. Besides fighting structure fires, Shell Lake fire also assists the DNR in wildland fire protection, cold water & ice rescue training, water rescues, auto extrications, and many other services.

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Please join us on October 31st for Halloween at the Hall. This year, we will be handing out treats along with fire prevention materials. Stop by for tours of our station & apparatus. Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

Halloween at the Hall

October 31, 2017, 5:00pm - October 31, 2017, 8:00pm

Please join us on October 31st for Halloween at the Hall. This year, we will be handing out treats along with fire prevention materials. Sto...

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Once you get outside, stay outside! That's our last Fire Prevention Tip for the week. Never go back into a burning building for anything! Your safety is more important than any valubles or items inside your residence. Let the trained men and women of the Shell Lake Fire Department handle the situation.

Thank you very much for hanging out with us for Fire Prevention Week, and remember, Every Second Counts!
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If your house or business catches fire, did you know that closing the door as you leave slows the spread of smoke, heat, and fire? Today's Fire Prevention Tip is exactly that. Close the doors behind you as you are leaving. On the left side of the picture is the hallway leading away from the fire. On the right side it shows the "fire room". Closing the door makes a difference and allows everyone to get out quicker! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

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Where is your address located on your house and/or driveway? Is it clearly marked with no debris around it?? That's today's Fire Prevention Tip. Having a clearly visible address helps the fire department find your address quicker. Shell Lake Fire has 911 GPS units in each of our emergency apparatus to pinpoint your residence but having your fire number/address visible assists us in getting to the right spot even quicker! ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you taught your children how to escape on their own in the event you can't help them? That's today's Fire Prevention Tip. Show them the two ways to escape out of each room and make sure they know to not wait or hide! ... See MoreSee Less

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