Shelton's Fire Department provides fire protection; provides rescue services and conducts fire prevention and safety programs to the community. Currently, manned by 258 volunteers, te department consists of four fire companies operating from four fore stations located throughout the city
- Echo Hose Hook and Ladder Company #1
- Huntington Fire Company #3
- Pine Rock Park Fire Company #4
- White Hills Fire Company #5
- Shelton Fire Prevention Bureau
The fire department is administered by a Board of Fire Commissioners consisting of a Chairman appointed by the Mayor and four Commissioners, elected by each Fire Company. Supervision of the Department is entrusted to Fire Chief Francis T. Jones III, Deputy Chief Timothy Hongo, and Assistant Fire Chiefs Paul Wilson, Joseph Constantino, Nick Verdicchio, and Shawn Wheeler. The Office of the Fire Marshal provides inspection and fire prevention services. Fire Marshal James Tortora and his deputies are entrusted with the investigation of all fires and the issuing of all permits dealing with explosives and open burning.
Shelton is fortunate to have a volunteer fire department that provides professional services for the city at a very low cost to our residents. We enjoy a statewide reputation as a professional and progressive department.
Fire Department Inquiries - Contact:
Shelton Fire Department
Fire Chief – Francis T. Jones III
54 Hill Street
Shelton, CT. 06484
(203) 924-1555 x 1337