Welcome to the web site for the 

Essex Fire Department

Essex, Vermont


Annual Open House 2018!

Saturday, October 13, 2018

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

190 Sandhill Road, Essex, VT

(parking suggested on Foster Road, or Sandhill Park)

“Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere.” How better to learn then to join us on Saturday, October 13th for our annual public open house!

Bring the entire family for a fun day exploring our station, apparatus, and tools. See live demos, enjoy free food and cake, meet your neighbors, and the dedicated volunteers of your Essex Fire Department! Learn about fire safety, and how EFD responds to emergencies in our community. More info to come. Mark your calendars now, and we'll see you on October 13th!

We are glad to have our partners join us at our open house on Oct 13, including: Essex Junction Fire DepartmentEssex Rescue, Inc.Vermont National GuardVermont Department of Public Safety - Division of Fire SafetyRick's Towing Inc.FireProTec Fire & Safety Equipment, and more!

Thank you to the businesses who contributed to our open house, including: Price Chopper SupermarketsHannaford SupermarketsChapin OrchardEssex CinemasLowe's Home ImprovementRhino Foods, Inc.Cabot Farmers' Annex, LaPanciata Bakery, Baker Dozen, and more!



Theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2018: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere.”


Deputy Chief Noyes Receives Award
The Essex Fire Department would like to congratulate Deputy Chief Phil Noyes as this year’s recipient of the Essex Rotary Service Above Self Award. We would also like to congratulate Essex Junction Firefighter Garrett Bartlett, Essex Rescue member Jackie Goss, and Essex Police Cpl. Curt McGlinis for their awards.

Check Out Our New Engine!

Welcome Engine 1 to your new home! 2017 Pierce Arrow XT with 1000 gallons of water, 1500 gallons per minute fire pump, and Detroit 505 hp Engine. The truck frame is galvanized and for the first time we have a rigid hose bed cover.

RT 2A Live Burn Training 2017
Recent fire training on Center Rd.  A special thank you to Pomerleau Real Estate
 for allow us this great opportunity to train under real conditions.
Congratulations to  Captain George Henry, who received the 2016 Essex Rotary Club's Service Above Self award last evening at a dinner held at The Essex. His grandson Bryce approves!



Congratulations Fire Cadet Erik Short on being named the Burlington Free Press' 2015 Mr. Hockey!


  Introducing our new Engine 2!


The EFD recently lead the way for this neighborhood bicycle parade 




Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters of the Hartford CT Fire Dept

Lt Ed Walsh                  FF Michael Kennedy

We Shall Not Forget



We Also Remember All Those Lives Taken in Somerset County PA and the Pentagon On That Fateful Day

 We Look To The Future Knowing We Can Never Forget The Past

God Bless America