The Fire Department is responsible for the protection of lives and property from disasters both man made and natural. They accomplish this through fire prevention, education, and suppression. Additional responsibilities include the town’s basic life support ambulance and emergency management. The fire chief is also responsible for emergency management planning.
Including the fire chief, the department is funded for 30 permanent and 5 call firefighters. The Fire Department operates with 7 officers and firefighters assigned to each of 4 work groups operating out of 2 stations: 5 on duty at the Central Fire Station in Weston Center and 2 at the South Avenue station.
The department responds to approximately 2,100 calls for service annually, of which 1,000 are ambulance related.
For emergencies, call 911. For all other questions, call 781-786-6101. For general questions and to contact the Fire Chief, Fire Department personnel are available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Smoke Detector Inspections
For scheduling residential smoke detector inspections, call between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Please note the Board of Fire Prevention Regulations adopted revised smoke alarm regulations that go into effect on Dec. 1, 2016. The changes apply to one- and two-family residences built before Jan. 1, 1975 that have not been substantially altered.