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
Happening now: Shell Lake Fire is at Jocks Auto & Truck Repair working on our annual extrication training. We are so grateful for our partnership with Jock’s so we can do this invaluable training. Firefighters are working on three different crash scenarios utilizing our Cutter, Spreader, Ram (Jaws of Life), along with other tools such as our stabilization struts. We train like this is a real scenario, but we hope to never have to use our tools. ... See MoreSee Less
This afternoon, Shell Lake Fire responded to Glenview for a surprise parade for one of their residents who turned 100! ... See MoreSee Less
Shell Lake Fire has been very busy the last three weeks! We've responded to eleven calls for service: Structure fires, equipment fires, alarms, medical assists, and accidents. Pictured is Lt. Juza and Firefighter Hagen picking up hose on one of the recent calls. ... See MoreSee Less
Tonight, Shell Lake Fire attended Electric Vehicle Training for First Responders hosted by Barron Electric. We had the opportunity to learn about the dangers of electric vehicle fires and how to extinguish them. Not only did we learn how to extinguish the fires but also learned about extrication and other EV emergencies. We also were able to see some of the electric vehicles that are found on the roadway. It was an amazing opportunity for our department to see these vehicles and strengthen our firefighting knowledge with them. Thanks again to Barron Electric for putting this training on for us! ... See MoreSee Less