BARNSTABLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Established 1935

The Barnstable Fire Department was officially established on                                July 14, 1935 under the command of the first fire chief, Chief Fire Engineer Raymond J. Neil, and Assistant Chief Engineers W. Dana Holmes and Harrison Kent. At the 1935 Barnstable District Meeting, voters approved $9,000.00 to purchase a fire engine, and $7,000.00 for land and construction of a firehouse. On a plot of land donated by Alfred Crocker in memory of his father, a fire station was constructed, located on Main Street in the center of the Village.

NEWS & NOTICES

What's Happening

9/11 Ceremony
Barnstable Fire Department ~ 3249 Main Street ~ 9:55AM
Followed by a procession to
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church ~ 10:45
Click here to view PRESS RELEASE

Click here for OPEN BURNING information

Barnstable FD Organizational Analysis 2019

Barnstable FD Staffing Study 2021

Hazardous Materials Disposal ~ Barnstable Transfer Station
September 18, 2021 9:00-12:00

Next Prudential Committee Meeting
September 14, 2021 4:00PM

SMOKE DETECTOR PROGRAM

To schedule a home smoke detector evaluation please call the fire station at 508-362-3312.

HOME SAFETY TIPS

Learn what to do in a fire. How to make a home escape plan. Have a home fire drill & more.

PUBLIC EDUCATION FOR SCHOOLS

Teach children how to use their senses of sight, touch, smell, and hearing to stay safe during a fire.

OPEN BURNING PROCEDURES

Open burning is permitted between January 15th and May 1st each year.   You must obtain a copy of the current years rules and regulations by visiting our open burning page.

BARNSTABLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Organizational Analysis

The organizational analysis provides a detailed analysis of the history, organization, and future projections of the Barnstable Fire Department.  Prepared by Chief Francis M. Pulsifer, this document brings you inside Barnstable Fire Department and offers residents an opportunity to learn more about us and what the goals of the department are moving forward.