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


February 2020 DFS Briefs  

1/31/2020 Department of Fire Services

February 2020 DFS Briefs

Press Release

State Fire Marshal Ostroskey Announces Burn Awareness Week February 2-8, 2020 

1/29/2020 Department of Fire Services

This year’s theme from the American Burn Association is Contact Burns – Hot Surfaces Damage Skin. Touching a hot object causes what medical professionals call a contact burns.

Upcoming Events from Department of Fire Services