DARTMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT DISTRICT NO.1
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, tour and work, 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
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 foot Ladder Truck, 1- 31 foot Fire Boat, 1- Avon Rescue Raft, 3- Support Vehicles, and 1- Oil Spill Responce Trailer.
Well over 2 miles of Fire Hose, Every kind of Firefighting tool ever needed to fight any fire, EMS equipment needed for basic life support, 3- Radio Repeater Sites,
A State-Of-The-Art Fire Alarm Monitoring System, Point to Point Bridge Network with Police Department for communications.
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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