Fire Department

What We Do:

The Marblehead Fire Department is staffed full time, twenty-four hours a day, by four groups. The Fire Department is made up of one Chief, four Captains, five Lieutenants and thirty-two firefighters. All personnal are certified EMTs and have graduated from the Massachusetts Fire Academy. Engine 1 and Engine 2 are both class five ambulances and carry defibrillation capabilities, Narcan, and EpiPens.

The Marblehead Fire Department has mutual aid agreements with surrounding communities to provide and receive assistance in large scale emergencies.

The department is committed to maintaining a high level of professionalism, which is achieved through in-service training, continued education and providing quality service to the town.

We hope that this site helps you to understand what we do and the services we provide. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 781-631-0142 with any questions.


A Bit of History:

The Marblehead Fire Department was officially established by the Massachusetts Legislature in 1829, however, the very first fire engine was presented to the town in 1751 by resident Robert "King" Hooper.

Contact Information:

Click on the drop-down "View Contact Info" above for hours of operation, phone numbers, and address.

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Staff Contacts

Name Title
Jason R. Gilliland Chief of Fire Department