111 Lane Parkway
Historical Picture Page
The Shelbyville fire department
was organized December 2, 1885. In 1883, a good
steam fire-engine and a hook and
ladder wagon was purchased by the town at a cost of
$22,000. A steam force pump
was also purchased at a cost of $800, which was placed
at the mill of Lipscomb &
Our department has 37 full time and 12 volunteer members.
operate out of three fire
stations and protect an area of approximately
17 square miles with a population of 20,149
people. Our department
has earned a Class 3 ISO rating.