Department of Fire Services (DFS)

The Department of Fire Services helps keep communities safe. We provide firefighter training, public education, fire prevention, code enforcement, licensing, fire investigation, hazardous material response, and emergency response.

Contact Us

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Stow Campus
1 State Road, P. O. Box 1025, Stow, MA 01775
Springfield Campus
100 Grochmal Avenue, Springfield, MA 01151
Bridgewater Campus
853 Conant Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324

Who we serve

The Department of Fire Services provides the fire service, regulated industries, and citizens with training, education, prevention, investigation, and emergency response services. This work includes training firefighters, hazardous material response, fire investigation, public education in fire and life safety, and incident support.

Recent news & announcements from Department of Fire Services


January 2020 DFS Briefs 

12/31/2019 Department of Fire Services

January 2020 DFS Briefs

Press Statement

State Fire Marshal Announces Grant Opportunity for Fire Departments 

1/07/2020 Department of Fire Services

Round 2 Washer-Extractor Equipment Grant Applications due on February 3rd

Upcoming Events from Department of Fire Services