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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Latest Fire Dept News
Over the weekend, area firefighters in training were in Shell Lake utilizing WITC's Burn Trailer. These firefighters have been training for the last few months. Sunday was their practical fire and the first time many of them have entered a "burning" structure. Shell Lake Fire has three recruits in this class. Firefighters will finish the class in May and will meet the State of Wisconsin's Standards for firefighting. ... See MoreSee Less
3 days ago ·
This month's training for Shell Lake Fire is pumper ops. We simulate a rural and city fire with both of our engines. Pictured is our second Engine drafting off of a portable drop tank. Tanker/Tender trucks will bring water and dump into these "pools" and that is how we supply water on rural fires. ... See MoreSee Less
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