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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

Congratulations to Shell Lake Police Department Officer Escamilla who accepted a job at Washburn County Sheriff's Office. We will definitely miss seeing him around our City...but more importantly we'll miss him "assisting" us on water rescues. ... See MoreSee Less
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From our family to yours, Merry Christmas from all of us at Shell Lake Fire! ... See MoreSee Less
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Tonight, Shell Lake Fire had a little bit of fun with our last training of 2022. After doing some extensive training all year long, we brought out some of our extrication equipment to do two games: Jenga and “the maze”. Our department was split into two groups that rotated between the two games. While we had a little fun, the Jenga game focused on finite movements with our spreaders and the maze game focused on utilizing our lifting air bags. Both skills are critical in an extrication scenario. Our deepest thanks to @dpjuza for making both games! ... See MoreSee Less
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The power is still out for many in our area. Washburn County Emergency Management has opened up additional warming shelters. If you are at home and with a generator, please be careful running them!From Washburn County Emergency Management:Due to the extended power outages in the area, there will now be 4 emergency warming shelters available in Washburn County. Everyone is welcome to warm up at these facilities. The shelters will remain open as long as there is a need due to the electrical power outages within Washburn County. At 4pm daily the need for these shelters will be reassessed.Town of Chicag Town HallW8499 Highway 77, Chicog715-466-4129Village of Minong Hall123 5th Ave, Minong715-939-0938Shell Lake Community Center100 W. Lake Drive, Shell LakeMinong Town HallW7095 Nancy Lake Road, Minong ... See MoreSee Less
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