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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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Latest Fire Dept News

On Monday, Shell Lake Firefighters trained on Propane Leaks & Fires. Propane fires can be extremely dangerous to deal with. Pictured are firefighters advancing to the propane tank to shut off the "leak".

Thanks to WITC for the training!
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5 days ago  ·  

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Please share this and consider purchasing a ticket to help our fellow friends and first responders of the Washburn County SRT. Great people on the team. They have my utmost respect.
Chief Dahlstrom
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2 weeks ago  ·  

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Today, Shell Lake Fire was out at the 2017 Family Fest along with our friends at Spooner Fire. It was great seeing everyone there! Thanks to all who stopped by. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago  ·  

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"The brave die never, though they sleep in dust, their courage nerves a thousand living men." - Minot J. Savage

Thank you to all veterans (including ours on Shell Lake Fire) for your service.
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4 weeks ago  ·  

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