Several dozen firefighters from Shelburne and surrounding communities battled a blaze Tuesday at a converted barn on Harbor Road in Shelburne to no avail. The structure owned by Tom Cabot was destroyed; no one was injured – the building was unoccupied at the time – and the cause is under investigation.
By MADELINE HUGHES Five fire stations came together Saturday for an eight-hour live-burn of the old Vermont Wildflower building on Ethan Allen Highway. “The guy wanted to burn it down and we were looking to do a live burn,” said Rob Mullin, Assistant Chief for Charlotte Fire and Rescue Services, adding that the burn was… Read More »
By Jim Buell This year’s National Fire Prevention Week message tells us to look around, listen and then learn from what our senses are telling us. It’s a three-part message: • Look for places fire can start. • Listen for the sound of the smoke alarm. • Learn two ways out of each room. We… Read More »
Jim Buell, 2nd Assistant Chief, Shelburne Fire Department In 2016, your fire department will be celebrating 75 years of service to the community. We are compiling ideas to involve the community in this diamond jubilee, including working with the Boy Scouts on the Fire Safety Merit Badge, providing outreach at some of the town’s events… Read More »
A fire department is an essential part of every community. Volunteers work to keep neighborhoods safe. Aside from answering the call to put out fires, they also work at concerts, prepare fireworks, teach fire safety programs and offer assistance at other community events. To educate the public on the diverse nature of The Shelburne Fire… Read More »