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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

Last night, Shell Lake Fire trained on several pieces of our apparatus. We trained on our Rapid Deployment Craft (useful during ice rescues, rivers where our Zodiac can't fit down, etc), our UTV with its wildland/rescue capabilities, and finally our Zodiac boat. Pictured on our Zodiac training is Faith C, Nathan H, Derrick O, Noah C, and Ben J on beautiful Shell Lake! ... See MoreSee Less

22 hours ago  ·  

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Congratulations to the 2021 graduates! A special shoutout to Noah & Faith Ciesielski. Noah graduated from Shell Lake High School and Faith from college. Both are members of our Fire Department. Pictured is Chief Dahlstrom with the graduates. Congrats all! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago  ·  

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What a great night for training! On Monday night, Shell Lake Firefighters trained on rural fire operations. We simulated a "lake/stream" with our drop tank and pumped water from it. This is a very important training as we get water from many lakes/streams within our fire district during rural fires when its not feasible to go back to a hydrant in town. ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

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Shout out to our Law Enforcement partners this week. We appreciate all that you men and women do! ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago  ·  

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