The Winchester Fire Department is staffed by 45 members and responds to all emergencies including fires, vehicle accidents, hazardous materials incidents, and medical assistance. The Winchester Fire Department is a member of MetroFire, the Boston area mutual aid network that includes 34 other cities and towns.
The Department staffs two fire engines, one ladder, and a paramedic staffed ambulance daily. The companies operate out of two fire stations, one located downtown and one on the west side of town to minimize response times.
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Information about requesting the fire department presence for additional services such as firefighter details as well as smoke and carbon monoxide inspections can be found below.
Tours of the fire department headquarters (32 Mount Vernon St.) are available upon request. Tours involve a look at the fire trucks and equipment, a review of fire safety with the firefighters, and an opportunity for any questions for the firefighters.
Firefighters are available for details within the town for cutting, welding, and blasting operations as well as for EMS.
All homes being sold are required to obtain a certificate of compliance from the fire department showing thesmoke and carbon monoxide alarms meet the requirements for sale.