Essex Town Fire Department

Group photo of EFD members 2018

The Essex Fire Department, located in Essex, Vermont, is a paid on-call department providing fire protection and emergency medical first response services.

We primarily serve the Town of Essex, and routinely provide mutual aid to Essex Junction and Westford. We also respond to neighboring towns, the interstate, and the airport if requested. Our station is located at 190 Sand Hill Road, but you can send mail to 81 Main Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452.

If you think you have an emergency, big or small, please CALL 911 now! Do not call our station directly.

If you're not reporting an emergency but have an urgent concern or question, please call the Essex Police dispatch line at 802-878-1331 for immediate assistance. They can assist or dispatch if necessary.  Our station is not usually staffed, thus you are more likely to reach our voicemail rather than speak with one of our members. 

Otherwise if you have non-emergent reason to contact us, such as inquiries about joining, cadet program, arranging tours, fire safety questions, etc. please call 802-878-5308 or email Chief Cole at Follow us on Facebook for latest news and photos.

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It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Fire girl, 15A1

Miss Addison 'Addi' Carroll passed peacefully in the arms of her parents, Ian and Tammy Carroll, on June 10th at Boston Children's Hospital.

Until we meet again....We think about you always, we talk about you still. You have never been forgotten, and you never will. We hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain, to walk and guide us through our lives until we meet again.

Addison '15A1 Firegirl' Carroll 2010 - 2022

Funeral services and procession will be held June 30th, 2022 11:00 am starting at Essex Alliance Church and ending at EFD station on Sandhill Road.