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Fire Department

Joe Vadakin – Chief – (802) 442-7307; cell – (802) 384-0061
Mike Taylor – First Asst. Chief – (802) 442-9646
Ed Shewell – Second Asst. Chief – (802) 379-0441

Fire Warden Eric Bushee 518-396-7639
Deputy Fire Warden Ed Shewell (802) 379-0441
Deputy Fire Warden (Glastenbury) – Travis Buttle – (802) 442-4383


The Shaftsbury Fire Department has 32 volunteer firefighters.

The Shaftsbury Fire Department is an all-volunteer force that serves our community 24 hours a day. It is funded by tax dollars, donations and annual fund-raising events.

The Department has two firehouses. The Main Station is located in the center of town on Buck Hill Road. The Sub-Station is located in the northern section of town on Old Depot Road, not far from Route 7A. The Town of Shaftsbury uses the Main Station for voting during all elections.SaveSav=

Main Station
166 Buck Hill Road
(802) 442-4226

North Station
364 Old Depot Road
(802) 375-9308

from Safety, Health, and Consumer Council