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Fall River Fire Department

John D. Lynch, Fire Chief

140 Commerce Drive, Fall River, MA 02720
T: (508) 324-2743 | F: (508) 672-5993
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The mission of the Fall River Fire Department is to safeguard the lives and property and to enhance the quality of life of the people of Fall River and its neighboring communities. This is accomplished through:


  • An integrated fire suppression capability

  • A state-of-the-art pre-hospital care system

  • Fire prevention and code enforcement

  • Public education

  • A comprehensive emergency management system.

We also endeavor to protect and preserve the health of our membership and return our personnel safely to their families.


Our employees are an important asset in the actualization of our mission. They each play a vital role and carry the responsibility to achieve our department mission in their daily work. The Fire Department Rules and Regulations set the standard by which these values are expressed as our members proudly serve the citizens of Fall River.