Fire Department

fire deptWelcome to the South Burlington Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.  Our department provides full service emergency response and support services to our approximately 18,000 permanent residents, as well as the many visitors who take advantage of the many services, retail and hospitality venues that South Burlington has to offer.

Department Profile:
          The City of South Burlington Fire and EMS Department employs 32 full time employees and staffs two fire stations.  All personnel are dual role cross trained and certified firefighters and EMT's, EMT Advanced, or Paramedics.  On duty staffing provides coverage via 2 staffed fire suppression trucks and 1 ambulance.  Station One is located at 575 Dorset Street in the municipal complex and Station Two is located on Holmes Road just off Shelburne Road.  The Fire and EMS Department responds to approximately 3,500 emergency responses per year.
          In addition to the normal services provided by most fire service agencies, South Burlington Fire and EMS employees are also trained in many technical rescue disciplines such as:  confined space rescue, high angle rescue, trench rescue, cold water rescue, swift water rescue and structural collapse rescue.  The department stands ready to provide these services to our residents as well as in support of the Vermont Department of Emergency Management Urban Search and Rescue Teams.

Inspection Services:

          The South Burlington Fire and EMS Department provides inspection services for:  fire code compliance, building inspection, plans review, time of sale and electrical safety.  By authority of Vermont State Statute, the City of South Burlington has written inspection agreements in place with the Vermont Department of Public Safety Division of Fire Safety, to provide these services within the boundaries of South Burlington.  The SBFD Fire Marshal and City Electrical Inspector provide these services.

Chief of Fire: Steven Locke
Deputy Chief: Chris Corbin
Fire Marshal: Terry Francis - 802-846-4134

Fire Station #1 802-846-4110 Ext 4 -  Location: 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
Fire Station # 2 802-865- 4210 - Location: 3 Holmes Road, South Burlington, VT 05403