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

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


March 2019 DFS Briefs 

3/01/2019 Department of Fire Services

March 2019 DFS Briefs

Press Release

Fire Officials Ask People to Change Your Clock, Check Your Alarms This Weekend 

3/05/2019 Department of Fire Services

Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With

Upcoming Events from Department of Fire Services

  • Administration Code Committee Meeting 3/21/19 

    1 State Road, stow, MA 01775
    Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. At the close of the Administration Code Committee meeting, the committee will recess, then open a meeting for the purpose of reviewing and accepting the minutes of the meeting.
  • Mass. Fire Service Commission Meeting 3-25-2019 

    1 State Road, Stow, MA 01775
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Mass. Fire Service Commission Meeting 3-25-2019