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, P.O. Box 51025, Springfield, MA 01151
Bridgewater Campus
911 Conant Street (No access from Flagg Street), Use GPS Coordinates: 41°57′4″ N 70°57′18″ W, 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


June 2020 Issue of All Hands Herald 

6/26/2020 Department of Fire Services

The June 2020 issue of the All Hands Herald, a news magazine for the MA fire service.

Press Release

Fire Officials Urge People to Keep Children Safe this 4th of July 

6/10/2020 Department of Fire Services

Children Under 15 Account for One-Third of Fireworks Injuries

Upcoming Events from Department of Fire Services