Chittenden County VT Fire Departments

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Countywide Information

  • All Chittenden County fire departments have capability on the county frequency of 154.3850 (100.0 & 162.2)
  • Not all of them use it regularly or at all
  • Some towns are toned out on this frequency, even if they operate on different frequencies
  • Williston, Essex Junction, and Essex have been toned out on this frequency, and Richmond ambulances use it as a simplex frequency to report that they are going to Fletcher Allen in Burlington
  • 158.7375 S VTAC 13 - Generally used within the County for Water Supply/Shuttle Ops


Department Frequency Information

Department Frequency Type Tone Notes Confirmation/Re-Confirmations
Bolton 151.3175 R D065 DB: Shelburne 2015.02.13 phoenix_triad
Buels Gore Covered by Huntington and Starksboro
Burlington 460.6250 R D134 More Information Below 2015.03.25
Burlington ANGB 165.1125 S D025 Fire/Crash 2012.04.14
Cambridge 154.0700 167.9 Fire/EMS 2012.02
Charlotte 154.3250 R 136.5 Dispatch 2016.07.12 krone1972
Charlotte 158.7300 S 136.5 Fireground
Colchester 453.5250 R D243 UHF Dispatch 2012.04.14
Colchester 155.0550 R 162.2 VHF Dispatch 2012.08.02 cmpsa
Colchester 158.8200 S 114.8 Technical Rescue 2012.08.02 cmpsa
Essex 154.3550 R 162.2 Dispatch
Essex 154.2200 R 162.2 F-2 Tac 2 2012.04.14
Essex 154.1300 S 127.3 F-3 Fireground
Essex 154.2800 S 141.3 F-4 Fireground
Essex 154.1750 S 156.7 F-5 Tactical
Essex 154.2350 S 167.9 F-6 Tactical
Essex Junction 154.2200 R 162.2 F-2 Tac 2 2012.04.14
Hinesburg 151.3175 R D065 DB: Shelburne 2014.12.10 phoenix_triad
Hinesburg 154.1450 R 114.8 Dispatch 2014.12.10 phoenix_triad
Hinesburg 154.1450 S N282 2014.12.10 phoenix_triad
Hinesburg 151.1450 114.8 F-3 Fireground / Shared with PD
Huntington 154.1600 R D306 2012.04.17
Huntington 154.1600 R 107.2 2013.12.31 VTScanner
Huntington 159.0300 S 100.0 Fireground 2013.12.31 VTScanner
Jericho Covered by Jericho-Underhill Fire District
Milton 154.9950 D612
Richmond 154.3850 R D065 Disp by Shelburne
Richmond 154.3100 R 186.2 Operations 2014.12.10 phoenix_triad
Richmond 154.3100 S 162.2 Fireground 2012.07.17
Richmond 154.3850 S 100.0 Alt Fireground
Shelburne 154.3850 R D065 Dispatch
Shelburne 154.3700 R 186.2 Operations 2014.08.02 cmpsa
South Burlington 453.6750 R D612 2012.04.14
St. George Covered by Hinesburg
St. Michaels College 453.2000 R 127.3 Fire/EMS 2012.04.14
St. Michaels College 453.9000 R 127.3 Fireground 2012.02
Underhill Covered by Jericho-Underhill Fire District
Underhill-Jericho Fire District 156.0600 R 94.8 F-1 Dispatch Rptr 1 2015.07.04
Underhill-Jericho Fire District 156.0600 R 94.8 F-2 Dispatch Rptr 2
Underhill-Jericho Fire District 153.7375 156.7 F-3 VTAC 3
Underhill-Jericho Fire District 155.7750 162.2 F-4 Fireground
Underhill-Jericho Fire District 155.5050 No PL F-5 Fire/Police Common
Westford Disp by Essex
Williston 151.3175 R D065 Ch.01 Disp 2015.06.20
Williston 154.1750 R D245 Ch.02 Tactical 2013.09.23
Williston 154.1750 S D245 Ch.03 Talk-Around 2013.09.23
Williston 154.2200 R
Williston 151.3400 R
Winooski 453.4375 R D074 UHF 2013.12.25 ecps92
Winooski 154.4150 162.2 VHF

Burlington Fire Department

  • Burlington Fire sends three engines, one tower, one rescue, and usually also Car 12 to a master box alarm
  • For medical calls they send one engine and one rescue
  • For people trapped in elevators, one engine, one tower, and one rescue are sent
  • For potential air disasters at the airport, at least three engines, one tower, and one rescue are sent. More equipment is also sent
  • Burlington Fire (and perhaps other departments) use 72.18 MHz for their radio boxes. Rapid DTMF tones can be heard in quick succession many times throughout the day with variations in signal strength between them
  • They use the same reporting codes as Boston Fire. Reporting Codes