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

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Presents Firefighter of the Year Awards 

11/23/2021 Department of Fire Services

32nd Annual Awards Ceremony Recognizes Heroism And Service

Press Release

Keep Warm, Keep Safe: State Fire Marshal Offers Home Heating Safety Tips 

10/25/2021 Department of Fire Services

Be aware of fire and carbon monoxide hazards related to home heating

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