Town of Shelby - La Crosse County Wisconsin


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The Shelby Fire Department provides fire protection and first responder services. We provide fire safety inspection and education to the Town of Shelby, Town of Greenfield (the Western portion, including St. Joseph Ridge). Our Fire Chief and 45 volunteer fire fighters and first responders provide round-the-clock protection.

Burn Permits for brush burning along with Fire Ring Permits are available online. There are no permit fees.

Fire Ring Permit Application |Fireworks Application |Burning Brush Permit Application
*Please call dispatch before you burn at: (608)785-5942 to get up-to-date information on burn bans. 

Town of Shelby Fire Truck
COVID Hotline: 800-451-1954
This hotline is for individuals that need assistance with food delivery, prescription pickup, and wellness checkups.

Fire Chief

Tony Holinka
Shelby Fire Station
2801 Ward Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601

Email Shelby Fire Chief
Non-emergency phone
608-788-1032, Ext 7

Fire Department Officers

Captain - Travis Proksch
Captain - Tim Candahl
Lieutenant - Jesse Smith
Lieutenant - Dave Brown
Lieutenant - Paul McGettigan
Lieutenant - Travis Wills
EMS Officer - Kate Holinka
Health & Safety Officer - Open

Established 1957