Newton Fire Department

    These ladies on West St. clear the hydrant near their home every storm.  Thank you for your helps with the #hydrantchallenge ladies! 
    Be sure to tweet a picture of your cleared hydrant to @NewtonFireDept or email them to

    Hydrant Location Map (We are constantly updating the hydrant location map.  If you find the information about your hydrant to be incorrect, please send an email to and we will be diligent in correcting the information as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience and help.)


    Roof Collapse and Storm Drain Safety Information
    Winter Storms
    Extreme Cold
    Power Outages During Cold Weather

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    Clear your roofs of snow to prevent collapse.  If you are unable to do so, please call a roofer or ask a family member/neighbor for help. The fire department does not clear roof dams or snow on roofs. You must refer to a roofer, contractor, or handy man.
    Newton Fire Department 
    1164 Centre Street 
    Newton, MA 02459 
    (617) 796-2210

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    Non-emergency Dispatch (617) 796 - 2200 

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    Head Quarters
    (617) 796-2210 
    Chief of Department – Bruce Proia
    Executive Assistant to Chief of Department – Diane DiBona
    Assistant Chief – Paul Chagnon
    Communications Officer – Lt. Eric Fricke 
    Senior Payroll Executive– Karen Valente 

    Fire Prevention
    (617) 796-2230
    Deputy Chief Michael Castro
    Managerial Executive of Fire Prevention– Cheryl Thompson
    Captain Robert Binnall
    Lieutenant Richard Geary
    Lieutenant Robert Davis
    Lieutenant Chris Markoski

    Fire Alarm & Wires Division
    (617) 796-2220
    Superintendent Jeff Knight 
    Ron Rousseau
    Paul Keegan
    Kevin Curry
    Glenn Manning Sr.

    Application for Fire Permit
    Process for Submitting Commercial Plan Reviews
    Fire Detail Request Form
    Permit Fees
    Business Emergency Contact Information Form

    Hydrant location map is here
    February 10, 2015 -  The hydrant location map is finally here!
    Fire Department Issues Cold Weather Fire Safety Warning
    January 14, 2015 -  Fire officials issued a fire safety warning as we enter the first period of extremely cold weather this winter. "Sub-freezing temperatures dip this week will tax our heating and electrical systems as we try to stay warm, so a little caution can help you make you it safely through the extreme weather," said Fire Chief Bruce Proia.
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