On Sunday, August 18th the 10th Annual Sunset Run for the Warriors will take place in Shelton. The race will begin at the Huntington Green on Church Street & continue onto Isinglass Road, Nichols Avenue & ending on Church Street. The 5K will cut across Blueberry Lane to Nichols Avenue. At 5:00 PM the entire race route will be closed to all traffic, except emergency vehicles. The race route will remain closed until the last runner has passed. Drivers are advised to seek alternative routes during the time period of the race. ~~ Work on Lane Street Bridge bypass road will commence the week of July 15, 2019. Please be aware of the construction activities for your safety.

As Fire Chief, I would like to be the first to welcome you to the Shelton Fire Department.

The Shelton Fire Department has a proud history of serving our community and is comprised of some of the finest volunteer firefighters in the state.  The men and women of the Shelton Fire Department are highly trained, well equipped, extremely dedicated, and focused on service to their community.

Goal & Mission Statement

“The goal of the Shelton Fire Department is to provide the highest level of life safety and property conservation to our community through fire education; fire prevention; suppression and rescue services.”

“Our mission is to perform life safety, incident stabilization and property conservation. The all-volunteer membership of the Shelton Fire Department is committed to upholding a standard of excellence, by building on a solid foundation of community spirit of dedicated neighbors helping neighbors.”

For more than 135 years, your Shelton Firefighters comprised of the Echo Hose Hook and Ladder Fire Company # 1, Huntington Fire Company # 3, Shelton Volunteer Fire Company # 4 (Pine Rock Park), and White Hills Voluntary Fire Company # 5 have bravely and successfully confronted the hazards of our growing community. Through providing a broad spectrum of emergency and non-emergency services to our citizens, visitors, and businesses of our community in order to combat the perils associated with fires and other hazards.

I am proud to represent such a dedicated service organization and I am impressed on a daily basis with the professionalism, dedication, integrity, community spirit and resourcefulness of the men and women of our Shelton Fire Department.

Our department stands ready to assist you in your time of need day or night, with dedicated neighbors helping neighbors providing service with respect, professionalism, empathy, and compassion.  I encourage you all to consider becoming a member of our firefighting family of “neighbors helping neighbors” by enlisting or supporting one of your neighborhood volunteer fire companies.

Yours in Service,
Francis T. Jones III
Fire Chief
Shelton Fire Department

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