Boylston Fire Department
599 Main Street, Boylston, MA 01505  Phone: 508-869-2342 

National Preparedness Month (NPM) starts are on September 1st! This year’s theme is “Be Disaster 
Aware, Take Action to Prepare.” Take action by participating in America’s PrepareAthon! on or around 
September 30. Each week also has a preparedness them. Check them out.
• Week 1 – How to… Reconnect with Family After a Disaster.
• Week 2 – Know How To plan for specific needs before a Disaster.
• Week 3 – How to… Build an Emergency Kit.
• Week 4 & 5 – How to… Practice for an emergency.
For more details about National Preparedness Month visit: #NatlPrep

Please check out the following pages from to ensure you and your family stay safe during an emergency.

BE INFORMED - Learn what protective measures you and your family can take before, during, and after an emergency occurs. 
MAKE A PLAN - Download a family emergency plan from FEMA
DISASTER KIT - Build a disaster kit filled with essential items your family might need in an emergency. 
GET INVOLVED - Learn how you and your family can come together with the community. 

For all you teachers out there, please take a moment and learn how you can help keep your students safe while they are at school. The following link will help you enjoy a safe school year. 

Fire Prevention in Schools
Please take time to read the following press release regarding the hurricane preparedness from MEMA and Gov. Patrick

Hurricane Press Release

MEMA Hurricane Preparedness

Summer is here! Go outside and enjoy the weather but always remember to not let your guard down when it comes to safety! Please take a moment to read the following tips about keeping your family and friends safe during this summer season! 


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Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the Boylston Fire Department to protect the lives and property of the people in the community from fire, natural disasters, hazardous materials incidents and other emergencies by providing prompt, professional service.

Department Overview:

The Boylston Fire Department is a combination career/paid on-call department that provides fire protection and emergency medical services to the community.  The department has a full time fire chief and two full time fire officers who are on duty from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.  The department also has several dedicated, on-call firefighters, many who are also emergency medical technicians, who protect the community nights and weekends.  Two on-call emergency medical technicians staff the station every Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and one on-call emergency technician staffs the station each night from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The Boyston Fire Department operates out of a single fire station located at 599 Main Street.  The Boylston Fire Department responds to several hundred calls for emergency service every year ranging from medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, structure fires, vehicle fires, brush fires and other alarms.  The department operates two basic life support ambulances, two engine companies, one ladder company, one tanker, one specialized rescue vehicle, two brush fire apparatus, one marine unit and two command vehicles.  The department also provides inspection services, plan review, fire prevention and education programs along with community CPR and First Aid classes.  Fire department personnel are available to assist residents with placement and operation  of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Employment Opportunities:

The Boylston Fire Department is currently seeking members of the community who would like to serve as on-call firefighters and emergency medical technicians. On-call firefighters and emergency medical technicians respond to emergencies in town between the hours of 6:00 pm and 7:00 am each night. If you are interested in serving your community and would like additional information, please contact Fire Chief Joe Flanagan at (508) 869-2342 or by email at: No prior experience is necessary and training programs are available.

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"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13


In memory of all our Brothers and Sisters that have given the ultimate sacrifice.

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