About Us


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

We are the busiest 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 and are 100% volunteer. 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.


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