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The Acton Fire Department furnishes the citizens of Acton with a comprehensive and responsible delivery system of fire protection, fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services in order to provide life safety and the protection of property.

The Fire Department is responsible for:

  • Fire prevention / education
  • Fire suppression
  • Hazardous material emergency response
  • Ambulance and emergency medical services

In addition, together with other Town departments, the Acton Fire Department is also responsible for emergency preparedness and disaster mitigation. The Fire Department along with the Acton Police Department is responsible for the E-9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch Center.