About Us


WE'RE ECHO HOSE

Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Fire Company No.1 is located in the downtown district of the City of Shelton at 379 Coram Ave and has been serving the community since 1882.

We are the busiest fire company out of the four fire companies that comprise the Shelton Fire Department. We provide fire suppression and rescue services to the residents of Shelton 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on a 100% volunteer basis. The Captain of the company oversees the day to day operations of the firehouse and its membership with the support of 2 Lieutenants.

Our goal and the goal of the Shelton Fire Department is to provide the highest level of life safety and property conservation to our community through fire education, fire prevention, fire suppression, and rescue services. Our mission is to perform life safety, incident stabilization and property conservation. Echo Hose H&L Co. #1 and the Shelton Fire Department is committed to upholding a standard of excellence, by building on a solid foundation of community spirit by dedicated neighbors helping neighbors.

Call Statistics

Over the past 10 years, Echo Hose Members respond on average between 700 to 900+ calls per year. Calls for service include structure fires, motor vehicle accidents, CO emergencies, EMS assists, activated alarms and much more.

2019

816 Alarms

2018

912 Alarms

2017

774 Alarms

2016

765 Alarms

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