Strafford County Fire Department

Find Strafford County New Hampshire fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.


Barrington Fire & Rescue 774 Franklin Pierce Highway Barrington NH 03825 603-664-2241


Chester Fire Department 27 Main Street Farmington NH 03835 603-887-3878

Dover Fire & Rescue Service 288 Central Avenue Dover NH 03820 603-742-4646

Durham Fire Department 51 College Road Durham NH 03824 603-862-1426

Lee Fire Department 20 George Bennett Road Lee NH 03861 603-659-5411

Madbury Fire Department 13 Town Hall Road Madbury NH 03823 603-742-1164

Middleton Fire Department 192 Kings Highway Middleton NH 03887 603-473-8288

Milton Fire Department 460 White Mountain Highway Milton NH 03851 603-652-4201

New Durham Fire Department 6 Main Street New Durham NH 03855 603-859-3473

Rochester Fire Station 1 37 Wakefield Street Rochester NH 03867 603-335-7545

Rollinsford Fire Station 17 Roberts Road Rollinsford NH 03869 603-742-2803

Somersworth Fire Department 195 Maple Street Somersworth NH 03878 603-692-3457

Strafford Fire & Rescue Parker Mountain Rd Strafford NH 03815 603-269-7123

About Strafford County Fire Departments

Strafford County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Strafford County, NH community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Strafford County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Strafford County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Strafford County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Strafford County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Strafford County

Strafford County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in New Hampshire are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Strafford County. Strafford County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Strafford County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Strafford County, NH

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Strafford County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Strafford County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Strafford County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Strafford County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Strafford County and New Hampshire Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Strafford County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Strafford County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.