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On Sunday, December 4 at approximately 1231 the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond on the second alarm to 72 East Allen Street in the City of Winooski for a structure fire. Ladde...
Friday, November 11th, 2022
On November 11 at approximately 2311, Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to 167 Autumn Pond Way in the City of Essex Junction for smoke c...
On October 27 at approximately 2050, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond to assist Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue with a motor vehicle crash with entrapment at the int...
Sunday, October 9th, 2022
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On Sunday, October 9 at approximately 2109 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Town Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to 7 Sugartree Lane in the City of Essex Ju...
Saturday, January 1st, 2022
The Essex Junction Fire Department had another busy year in 2021 between training events, emergency incidents and community events. This year looked a bit more "normal" for us as far as bein...
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
While 2020 was certainly a unique year for everyone here at EJFD and everyone across the community, the country and the world, the dedicated professionals of the Essex Junction Fire Department still t...
Friday, January 1st, 2021
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On behalf of Fire Chief Gaboriault, the Essex Junction Fire Department is proud to announce the following promotions and retirements effective 01/01/2020:Retirements:-Second Assistant Chief Timothy We...
Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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This year's Essex Rotary "Service Above Self" Award was awarded to our Assistant Chief Tim Wear. Tim has spent over 20 years with the EJFD, always being a top participant in trainings an...
Call history
First Due House Fire in the Village
Friday, April 15th, 2022

On Friday, April 15 at approximately 1940 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Town Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to 8 Railroad Street in the Village of Essex Junction for the report of a house on fire.

Essex Town Fire Engine 2 was returning from a fire alarm off Essex Way and began their response immediately. EJFD immediately requested mutual aid assistance from Saint Michaels College Fire and Williston Fire. EJFD Chief Gaboriault happened to be at the firehouse at the time of dispatch and arrived on the scene within two minutes of dispatch, finding smoke showing from a multi family dwelling.

Essex Town Fire Engine 2 arrived on the scene and established a water supply by connecting to a hydrant while also pulling an attack line to the front door of the involved apartment. Ladder 3 responded and arrived approximately two minutes after EFD Engine 2, proceeding into the building with EFD personnel to begin fire attack. Once inside the building, crews found moderate smoke and a fire on the stove which appeared to have extended into the wall. At this time fire could be seen venting from the gable end vent on the side of the building, just above the kitchen area. Interior personnel worked to pull down ceiling and attack the fire while next arriving companies were sent to the roof to conduct vertical ventilation. Personnel found a well involved attic fire which was extinguished quickly. The fire was extinguished within approximately 15 minutes of arrival.

Personnel then continued to operate on scene, working to overhaul the fire area and extinguish hot spots. Overhaul efforts were hampered by ceiling construction which was ship lap board as well as plaster and lathe, while vertical ventilation efforts were hampered by the presence of multiple roofs on top of one another.

Personnel operated on the scene for over two hours before turning the building over to the building owner. The fire was believed to be accidental in nature.

EJFD would like to thank Essex Town Fire, Essex Rescue, Williston Fire and Saint Michael's College Fire for assisting us on the scene with manpower.

First Due House Fire in the Village
First Due House Fire in the Village
First Due House Fire in the Village
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165 entries in the Call history
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On Sunday, December 4 at approximately 1231 the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond on the second alarm to 72 East Allen Street in the City of Winooski for a structure fire. Ladder 3 and Car 9 responded and arrived on the scene to find a working structure fire.
Friday, November 11th, 2022
On November 11 at approximately 2311, Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to 167 Autumn Pond Way in the City of Essex Junction for smoke coming from the basement of the building.Engine 7 and Car 9 responded, receiving an update en-route t...
On October 27 at approximately 2050, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond to assist Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue with a motor vehicle crash with entrapment at the intersection of Colchester Road (Route 2A) and Route 289 in the Town of Essex.Engine 5, Engine 7 and Ca...
Sunday, October 9th, 2022
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On Sunday, October 9 at approximately 2109 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Town Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to 7 Sugartree Lane in the City of Essex Junction for a structure fire, caller reporting a fire in the basement of the residence.Mutual aid was...
Friday, September 23rd, 2022
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On September 23 just after midnight, the Essex Town Fire Department, Essex Junction Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to Baker Street in the Town of Essex for a fire in an apartment.
Saturday, June 25th, 2022
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On Saturday, June 25 at approximately 2042, the Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to 4 Fuller Place in the Village of Essex Junction for a report of black smoke coming from a building with fire alarms sounding.Mutual aid was immediately...
Friday, April 15th, 2022
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On Friday, April 15 at approximately 1940 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Town Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to 8 Railroad Street in the Village of Essex Junction for the report of a house on fire.Essex Town Fire Engine 2 was returning from a fire alarm...
Thursday, February 17th, 2022
On Thursday, February 17 at approximately 1513 the Essex Junction Fire Department and Essex Town Fire Department were dispatched to a laundromat on Pearl Street in the Village of Essex Junction for a fire in the building that was reportedly spreading.
Friday, December 10th, 2021
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On Friday, December 10 at approximately 1624, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond mutual aid to Horseshoe Drive in the Town of Williston on the second alarm for a structure fire.
Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
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On Wednesday, September 29 at approximately 1109, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond to 5 Roscoe Court in the Village of Essex Junction for a residential smoke detector activation.Engine 7 was on the air driver training and responded immediately, arriving within four minute...
Wednesday, September 8th, 2021
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On September 8 at approximately 1430, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond to 33 Rivendell Drive in the Village of Essex Junction for a motor vehicle collision with a building.Engine 5 responded and arrived on the scene to find an SUV through an entire wall of a garage which ...
Friday, August 27th, 2021
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On August 27th at approximately 01:26 EJFD was alerted to respond to the West Street Dog Park, for the report of some sort of fire and popping noises.Enroute, EJFD was alerted that officers on scene confirmed that there was a vehicle on fire.
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On Sunday, July 18 at approximately 1731 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched along with Essex Rescue to respond to the Winooski River in the area of the power dam for a reportedly overturned vessel with a life vest floating in the water nearby.En route, mutual aid was immediatel...
Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
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On July 14 at approximately 0600 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond mutual aid to the City of Winooski for an apartment building fire at 62 Weaver Street in Winooski.Engine 5 and Car 9 responded with a total of five personnel and arrived to find a two story apartment...
Friday, July 2nd, 2021
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On the morning of July 2, the Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue were dispatched to respond to KFC on Pearl Street in Essex Junction for a vehicle that crashed into the gas line for the building.Engine 5 and Ladder 3 responded, arriving to find a vehicle that had ...
Saturday, June 26th, 2021
On Saturday, June 26 around 0900, the Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue responded to a condo unit on Brickyard Road for a smoke detector activation with an odor of smoke outside the unit.Engine 7 and Car 9 responded, arriving to find the condo unit with smoke sta...
Thursday, June 17th, 2021
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On Thursday, June 17 at approximately 1600 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched to respond to assist the Essex Fire Department with a motor vehicle crash with entrapment on Jericho Road at Weed Road.
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On Monday, June 7 just before 0800 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department was dispatched with Essex Fire Department and Essex Rescue to 16 Central Street in the Village of Essex Junction for a fire in an apartment.
Saturday, April 17th, 2021
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On April 17 at approximately 1417 hours, the Essex Junction Fire Department and Essex Fire Department were dispatched to respond to a condo unit on Densmore Drive for a reported fire in the ceiling.Engine 7, Ladder 3 and Car 9 responded and arrived to find a multi family building with nothing eviden...
Sunday, March 28th, 2021
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At 1344, Essex Junction Fire was dispatched automatic aid with Essex Fire, Essex Rescue and Essex Police for a 1 car motor vehicle crash, with the vehicle hanging over a cliff with the driver still inside.An Essex Junction Firefighter passing by the incident was first on scene.
165 entries in the Call history

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