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About DFD No.1
Est. 1918

We are a developed team of dedicated professionals bound together for the purpose of protecting lives and property.

Dartmouth Fire District No. 1 has obtain it's Emergency Medical Service license. District 1 works very closely with STAT Dartmouth in providing emergency medical services to the Dartmouth Community.
We strive in making Dartmouth a safe place to live, work and visit, by providing a highly trained and responsive department to respond to emergencies and protect human life and property.

To achieve this, our department will:
  • Provide training for department members to become more knowledgeable and proficient in the areas of fire suppression, rescue, public education and other related services.
  • Provide members with the necessary equipment to safely perform their duties.
  • Develop and provide educational programs to educate the Dartmouth Community as to the extent of fire, rescue, education and code compliance services provided by the department.
  • Promote the deterrence of fire through education and to encourage fire safety and fire smart activities.

Currently with the Fire District

1- Fire Chief
1- Deputy Chief
2- Captains
6- Lieutenants
30- Firefighters
5- Dispatchers

Currently the Fire District has

An 8,500 square foot building that sits on a 1/2 acre of land in South Dartmouth
4- Fire Engines, 1-  95' Tower Ladder, 1-  31' Fire Boat, 1- Avon Rescue Raft, 3- Support Vehicles, and 1- Oil Spill Responce Trailer
EMS equipment needed for basic life support
A State-Of-The-Art Fire Alarm Monitoring System

District 1 Boundaries

Beginning at the tide waters of Clark’s Cove at a point on the boundary line of the Town
of Dartmouth and the city of New Bedford; thence Northerly on said boundary line to a
point on said boundary line which point is 200 feet South of the Southerly line of Allen
Street; thence Westerly in a line 200 feet Southerly from and parallel to said Southerly
line of Allen Street to a point 200 feet East of the Easterly line of Tucker Road; thence
Southerly in a line 200 feet Easterly from and parallel to said Easterly line of Tucker
Road to the center of the road at Macomber’s Corner; thence running Westerly to the
center line of Tucker Road; thence running Southerly in said center line to Tucker Road
to a point 200 feet South of the Southerly line of Russells Mills Road; thence running
Westerly in a line parallel to said last named Road and 200 feet distant Southerly line of
said Road to Fresh River Bridge; Thence running Southerly from the Easterly side of
Fresh River in a straight line to a point in the Southerly line of Rock-o-Dundee Road 200
feet East of the Easterly line of the Potomska Road, and thence running Southerly and
Easterly in a line parallel to last named Road and 200 feet distant Easterly from the
Easterly line thereof to the Little River Bridge and Buzzards Bay

*History of our Fire Department will be available soon.*
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Dartmouth Fire Disrict 1

Dartmouth Fire District No. 1 Station Address: 10 Bridge Street, Dartmouth, MA, 02748
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