Fire Department

Our Mission is to Protect Life, Property, and the Environment through Public Education, Fire Prevention and Emergency Response. Be helpful, courteous and professional.

  1. Yuletide Market / Light the Common - December 2, 2023

    Please join us on Saturday, December 2, 2023 on the Shrewsbury Town Common from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be shopping, food, drinks and entertainment. All are welcome! Keep reading for more information
  2. 2024 Greater Worcester Community Health Assessment (CHA)

    The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance and its lead agency, the Worcester Div. of Public Health, published the 2024 Greater Worcester Regional CHA in partnership with UMass Memorial, the Coalition for a Healthy Greater Worcester, and Fallon. 2024 Community Health Assessment (CHA)
  3. Fill the Wagon - December 9, 2023

    On 12/9/23, the Shrewsbury Police Dept, located at 106 Maple Ave. will hold a toy, warm clothing, personal care items, and gift cards collection from 9AM to Noon. Please help Fill the Wagon. Donations will benefit St. Anne's Human Services and SYFS. Shrewsbury Police Fill the Wagon Flyer
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About the Shrewsbury Fire Department


As administrators of public safety, fire personnel must handle:

  • Collapses
  • Fires
  • Floods
  • Hurricanes
  • Medical emergencies
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Tornadoes

These events remain, as always, unscheduled and unpredictable. These incidents are time sensitive, life threatening, and labor intensive. You never know when they will occur, but when they do, you need lots of trained people immediately.


The fire department staff, facilities and equipment consist of:

  • 1 Chief
  • 1 Deputy Chief
  • 1 EMS Coordinator
  • 1 Administrative Assistant
  • 4 Captains
  • 8 Lieutenants
  • 28 Career Firefighters
  • 10 On-Call Firefighters

Facilities & Fire Apparatus

  • 1 Aerial Tower (Ladder)
  • 2 Fire Engines (Pumpers)
  • 4 Rescue Pumpers (Engines with Jaws of Life)
  • 1 Hovercraft
  • 1 Rescue Boat
  • 1 Command Vehicle (SUV)
  • 1 Fire Prevention Vehicle (SUV)
  • 1 Maintenance / Brush Fire Unit (Pickup Truck)
  • 3 Fire Stations