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.

Keeping Massachusetts Safe from Fire

Contact Us


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, P.O. Box 157, (No access from Flagg Street) Use GPS Coordinates: 41°57′4″ N 70°57′18″ W, Bridgewater, MA 02324


For all 3 campuses

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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.

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Recent news & announcements


S.A.F.E. and Senior SAFE Grant Applications Now Available 

10/19/2021 Department of Fire Services

Massachusetts fire departments can now apply for grants programs that support fire safety for kids and older adults

Press Release

September 2021 All Hands Herald 

9/14/2021 Department of Fire Services

The news magazine for the Massachusetts fire service

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