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Amherst Fire Department

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Fire Prevention &
Protection
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The Amherst Fire Department provides comprehensive fire, rescue, EMS, and fire prevention services to the Town of Amherst, including the University of Massachusetts, Amherst College, and Hampshire College, as well as providing EMS services to the neighboring communities of Hadley, Pelham, Leverett, and Shutesbury.

OUR MISSION:
"To enhance the quality of life in our community by providing quality emergency and support services. Through the professionalism, pride, and excellence of our personnel, we will be the leaders in All Hazards preparation, response, and recovery. We will settle for nothing less than outstanding service as we conduct fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical services, fire prevention, safety education, hazardous materials incident response and disaster operations."
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Emergency Medical Services
(EMS)

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PERMITS
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 SAFE PROGRAM
Safe Program
Amherst Safe Program
  ABOUT US
About Us
About the Department

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News & Announcements 
 Burning SeasonBurning Permits are available January 1 thru May 1.
CERT Program - Amherst Fire is excited to announced the formation of the Amherst CERT Program.