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The Sudbury Fire Department provides fire safety and emergency medical services to the Town of Sudbury. The department responds to an average of 2,000 emergency calls and performs numerous fire prevention inspections each year. The department staffs three fire stations on a full time basis. Fire Headquarters is located at 77 Hudson Road, Station #2 is at 550 Boston Post Road (Rte. 20) and Station #3 is located at 268 North Road (Rte. 117).
The department is responsible for enforcing the Fire Prevention Laws (M.G.L. Chapter 148), Fire Prevention Regulations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (527 C.M.R.'s) and local bylaws that relate to Public Safety. We inspect smoke alarms in all new homes (M.G.L. Chapter 148, Sec. 26B) and in all homes being resold (M.G.L. Chapter 148, Sec. 26F). Since 2006 we also inspect carbon monoxide detectors on home resale.
The Sudbury Fire Department is also responsible for inspections of oil burners and oil tank installations, underground storage tanks that hold flammable liquids, LPG storage and commercial fire alarm and sprinkler installations. We issue permits for the storage of explosive materials such as black or smokeless powders, open burning (January 15 - May 1) and we monitor blasting operations. Additionally, we have a very active Fire Prevention Education Program led by FF/EMT Tim Howe.
The department consists of 38 personnel members: the Fire Chief, Assistant Fire Chief, 4 Captains, 4 Lieutenants, 24 Full-time Firefighters, 1 call Firefighter, 2 Full-time and 1 Part-time dispatcher and an Administrative Secretary. Of these 38 employees, 35 are Certified Emergency Medical Technicians. Hiring for the Sudbury Fire Department is done through a competitive exam conducted by Massachusetts District 14. For further information regarding our hiring process, please contact the Fire Chief.
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