"The mission of the Walpole Fire Department is to protect life and property from the threat of fires, medical emergencies, natural and manmade disasters.  In order to fulfill this mission we provide planning, prevention, education, incident control and mitigation."

The Walpole Fire Department has its primary responsibility to the citizens of Walpole. Walpole  is 20 square miles in area, with a population of approximately 23,000. Protecting $1.7 billion dollars worth of property.

The Fire Department operates 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week with its 34 Full time Firefighters, Paramedics, and Chief Officers with  Full time Advanced Life Support EMS and fire prevention/suppression staff from our 1 station.

With 4 Engines, 1 Ladder Truck, 2 Ambulances, 2 Small Brush Trucks, 1 Large Brush Truck, 1 Special Hazards Unit,and with Support and utility vehicles the department handles the wide variety of needs for the town.

Open Burning Season

Open Burning for 2016 has closed. Any resident with brush, Grass clippings and pine needles may take them to the compost dump on Robbins Rd if you have a compost permit from the Town Hall.(Click here for more information.)


Space Heater Safety

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New Information Class Available

New Information course for Homeowners:Household Hazardous Materials-A Guide for Citizens is presented by the US Fire Administration and offers FREE information and education about household chemicals.






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