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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Mayor to Re-Dedicate Restored Seth Thomas Street Clock at Pulaski Park

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Mayor to Re-Dedicate Restored Seth Thomas Street Clock at Pulaski Park

Mayor David J. Narkewicz announced today that at 4:00 PM on Thursday September 29th he will re-dedicate the newly restored, century-old Seth Thomas Clock at Pulaski Park.

In 191...Read on...

Full Press Release
Posted on: September 26, 2016

Northampton residents eligible for 10% flood insurance discount

Northampton residents eligible for 10% flood insurance discount due to City of Northampton mitigation efforts

Mayor David J. Narkewicz announced today that because of the City of Northampton’s actions to mitigate flood risks, floodplain insurance poli...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Construction Update - Week of September 26th

FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 26TH, WEATHER PERMITTING, THE FOLLOWING WORK IS SCHEDULED:

Cracksealing on various streets

Sidewalk Inventory - During the month of September, five teams of two people each will be conducting an inventory of all City side...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 21, 2016

City of Northampton Implements Water Use Restriction

The City of Northampton Department of Public Works (DPW) is implementing a water use restriction for users of the Northampton Public Water Supply. Limiting water use, especially non-essential outdoor water use, is needed to ensure a sustainable water sup...Read on...

Full Press Release Here

Posted on: May 28, 2016

Northampton Fire is Hiring!

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Applications will be accepted from June 1, 2016 - July 1, 2016!

Posted on: March 3, 2016

January and February 2016 Incident Statistics

January and February Incident Statistics:

January 2016 Incident Statistics

Fires - 7
EMS - 458Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 11
Service Calls - 25Good Intent Call - 31
False Alarm - 71Other - 3

Total 606

Year to Date 606

February...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

2015 Incident Statistics

2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 79
EMS - 4876
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 193
Service Calls - 807
Good Intent Call - 352
False Alarm - 866
Severe Weather - 2
Other - 39

Total 7214

Posted on: January 8, 2016

December 2015 Incident Statistics

December 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 4
EMS - 390
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 14
Service Calls - 76
Good Intent Call - 32
False Alarm - 58

Total 574

Year to Date 7210

Posted on: December 15, 2015

November 2015 Incident Statistics

November 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 2
EMS - 416
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 21
Service Calls - 53
Good Intent Call - 32
False Alarm - 58
Other - 2

Total 584

Year to Date 6636

Posted on: November 15, 2015

October 2015 Incident Statistics

October 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 6
EMS - 400
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 17
Service Calls - 78
Good Intent Call - 31
False Alarm - 74
Other - 1

Total 607

Year to Date 6052

Posted on: October 7, 2015

September 2015 Incident Statistics

September 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 8
EMS - 404
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 20
Service Calls - 64
Good Intent Call - 24
False Alarm - 98
Other - 8

Total 626

Year to Date 5445

Posted on: September 22, 2015

Open House 2015

Northampton Fire Rescue invites families to the annual Fire and Life Safety Open House on October 10, 2015 from 9am-1pm! Members of Northampton Fire, Police and Public Safety Dispatch Center will be on hand as well as many other Public Safety Agencies. Pa...Read on...

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

August 2015 Incident Statistics

August 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 6
EMS - 445
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 10
Service Calls - 93
Good Intent Call - 30
False Alarm - 83
Other - 1

Total 668

Year to Date 4819

Posted on: August 31, 2015

July 2015 Incident Statistics

July 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 4
EMS - 419
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 14
Service Calls - 78
Good Intent Call - 22
False Alarm - 80
Other - 6

Total 623

Year to Date 4151

Posted on: August 15, 2015

Jon Davine Named New Assistant Chief

Chief Nichols has named Deputy Chief Jon Davine as Northampton Fire Rescue's new Assistant Fire Chief, a vacancy created after Chief Nichols was promoted.

Posted on: August 1, 2015

Duane Nichols Named as New Fire Chief

Mayor Narkewicz has named Assistant Chief Duane Nichols as the new Fire Chief of Northampton Fire Rescue!

Posted on: July 7, 2015

June 2015 Incident Statistics

June 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 5
EMS - 389
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 10
Service Calls - 90
Good Intent Call - 38
False Alarm - 85
Other - 6

Total 623

Year to Date 3528

Posted on: June 29, 2015

May 2015 Incident Statistics

May 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 18
EMS - 409
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 13
Service Calls - 77
Good Intent Call - 29
False Alarm - 89
Other - 5

Total 640

Year to Date 2905

Posted on: June 19, 2015

Chief Duggan Retirement Party

Chief Duggan's retirement party will be held at the Northampton Lodge of Elks on July 28th from 5pm-8pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in the Northampton Fire Rescue Headquarters from Administrative Assistant Melissa Browsky.

Posted on: May 23, 2015

April 2015 Incident Statistics

April 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 17
EMS - 386
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 20
Service Calls - 49
Good Intent Call - 37
False Alarm - 54
Other - 3

Total 566

Year to Date 2265

Posted on: April 4, 2015

Car vs Building

Early last night, a Toyota Tacoma crashed through the window of Fly by Night on State St. No injuries were reported. State St was closed down for a short period of time while the vehicle was removed. See the masslive.com article for more info.

Masslive News Story
Posted on: April 4, 2015

March 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 5
EMS - 409
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 25
Service Calls - 47
Good Intent Call - 30
False Alarm - 60
Other - 4

Total 580

Year to Date 1699

Posted on: March 7, 2015

February 2015 Incident Statistics

Fires - 3
EMS - 390
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 16
Service Calls - 41
Good Intent Call - 22
False Alarm - 66
Other - 3

Total 541

Year to Date 1119

Posted on: February 5, 2015

January 2015 Incident Statistics

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Fires - 9
EMS - 415
Hazardous Conditions (no fire) - 14
Service Calls - 54
Good Intent Call - 24
False Alarm - 61
Other - 1

Total 578

Year to Date 578

Posted on: February 5, 2015

Letter to Realtors Regarding Re-Inspection Fee

To Whom It May Concern:

RE: Re-Inspection Fee

The Department has instituted a $20 re-inspection fee for Smoke/Carbon Monoxide inspections needed for sale or transfer of properties. This fee will be charged when we have to return to a property to in...Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2015

UV Light News Story

Click the link for the masslive.com news story covering our acquisition of 3 UV light sanitizers.

Masslive News Story
Posted on: February 5, 2015

Gas Line Rupture Quickly Controlled

A gas line rupture was quickly controlled by responders. Click the link for the masslive.com news story.

News Story
Posted on: January 15, 2015

2015 Open Burning Season

Today is the first day of the 2015 open burning season. Open burning is allowed from January 15th - May 1st and you must have a permit issued by Northampton Fire Rescue. Please visit http://northamptonma.gov/1238/Open-Burning for full rules/regulations.

Posted on: January 11, 2015

Northampton Firefighters, Police Officers and Dispatcher attend Homemade Explosives Class

This class was sponsored by Northampton Fire and Police and several Northampton firefighters, police officers and dispatchers attended. Click on the link for the WGGB news story!

WGGB News Story
Posted on: January 9, 2015

Are you prepared for an Emergency?

Are you prepared to handle an emergency such as a natural disaster or extended period without power? Check out www.ready.gov for helpful tips on how to stay informed, how to create a plan, and how to build an emergency kit. There are tips on everything in...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

Press Release Regarding UV Sanitizing Units

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

The Northampton Fire Department has recently taken delivery of three ultra-violet light emitters to help increase the safety of their personnel and improving the quality of service provided to the community. This equipment is ...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

2014 Year End Incident Statistics

2014 Year End Statistics:

Structure Fires:
Private Dwellings (1 or 2 Family): 13Apartments (3 or more families): 5
Public Assemblies: 1Stores and Offices: 1
Storage in Structures: 3

Total Structure Fires: 23

Other Fires:Highway Vehi...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2015

December Incident Statistics

December Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 548

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, etc): 1
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 388
Hazmat Incidents: 6
Mutual Aid: 0
False/Unintentional Alarms: 60
Other Incidents: 93

Year-to-date Incidents: 6,846

Posted on: December 9, 2014

Adopt a Hydrant Near Your Home or Business!

Winter brings a special concern to the Northampton DPW and Fire Department. Winter storms hide fire hydrants under a mountain of snow. In the event of a fire, firefighters lose precious time locating and shoveling out fire hydrants. Please don't let your ...Read on...

Posted on: December 5, 2014

November Incident Statistics

Total Incidents: 576

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 2
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 376
Hazmat Incidents: 9
Mutual Aid: 0
False/Unintentional Alarms: 76
Other Incidents: 113

Year-to-date Incidents: 6,298

Posted on: December 5, 2014

October Incident Statistics

Total Incidents: 561

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 2
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 380
Hazmat Incidents: 8
Mutual Aid: 0
False/Unintentional Alarms: 77
Other Incidents: 94

Year-to-date Incidents: 5,722

Posted on: December 4, 2014

September Incident Statistics

Total Incidents: 592

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 9
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 408
Hazmat Incidents: 13
Mutual Aid: 2
False/Unintentional Alarms: 69
Other Incidents: 91

Year-to-date Incidents: 5,161

Posted on: December 4, 2014

August Incident Statistics

Total Incidents: 544

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 2
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 367
Hazmat Incidents: 4
Mutual Aid: 2
False/Unintentional Alarms: 67
Other Incidents: 102

Year-to-date Incidents: 4,569

Posted on: September 20, 2014

Leeds Structure Fire

Firefighters are currently battling a structure fire on Main St in the Leeds section of Northampton. Mutual aid companies are on scene assisting and firefighters have been recalled to the stations to ensure adequate fire and EMS coverage for the city. S...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2014

July Incident Statistics

July Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 640

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 4
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 376
Hazmat Incidents: 4
Mutual Aid: 2
False/Unintentional Alarms: 93
Other Incidents: 161

Year-to-date Incidents: 4,025

Posted on: August 24, 2014

June Incident Statistics

June Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 561

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 3
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 376
Hazmat Incidents: 10
Mutual Aid: 1
False/Unintentional Alarms: 68
Other Incidents: 103

Year-to-date Incidents: 3,385

Posted on: August 13, 2014

Engine 1 and Ladder 1 Assist in Amherst

Earlier this week, Northampton Engine 1 and Ladder 1 responded mutual aid to assist Amherst Fire with a 4 alarm structure fire in an apartment complex. NFD stayed on scene most of the night and helped with supression efforts. Follow the link for the WGG...Read on...

WGGB News Coverage
Posted on: August 4, 2014

Engine 2 Assists in Easthampton

Today, Engine 2 out of the Florence station responded mutual aid to the town of Easthampton for a structure fire within studio in one of the old mill buildings. The sprinkler system within the building activated and kept the fire under control until fire...Read on...

WGGB News Coverage
Posted on: July 29, 2014

New Pictures Added! North Farms Road Fire

New pictures have been added to the Pictures and Videos page! Multiple pictures of the North Farms Road fire can now be found under the "Most Recent Pictures" tab. Follow the link.

Pictures and Videos
Posted on: July 29, 2014

North Farms Road Fire

A 4th alarm fire broke out during the early morning hours of this past Thursday. The length of the driveway, poor water supply and the volume of fire upon arrival made for a difficult fire attack. Lightning strike was deemed as the cause of the fire whi...Read on...

WGGB News Coverage
Posted on: July 2, 2014

May 2014 Incident Statistics

May Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 633

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, etc): 4
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 429
Hazmat Incidents: 5
Mutual Aid: 2
False/Unintentional Alarms: 63
Other Incidents: 130

Year-to-date Incidents: 2824

Posted on: July 2, 2014

April 2014 Incident Statistics

April Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 547

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, etc): 11
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 384
Hazmat Incidents: 5
Mutual Aid: 1
False/Unintentional Alarms: 48
Other Incidents: 98

Year-to-date Incidents: 2191

Posted on: June 22, 2014

Condo Fire Quickly Extinguished

An early morning fire at River Run Condominiums was quickly extinguished by Northampton Firefighters. Quick work saved the rest of the building and damage was contained to the unit where the fire originated. One person was injured and transported to Bay...Read on...

MassLive article
Posted on: June 3, 2014

City Receives $64,800 Federal Grant for Florence Fire Station Improvements

$64,800 will be invested into the Florence Fire Station to install a new sprinkler system. This money was awarded to Northampton from a grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Click the link to read the press release from Mayor Narkewicz.

Press Release
Posted on: May 31, 2014

Northampton Firefighters Respond Mutual Aid to Williamsburg

Today, NFD responded mutual aid to Williamsburg for a fire at the Lashway Logging business. Northampton is committed to supporting our neighbors whenever necessary. Click on the link for the WWLP News story covering the incident.

WWLP News Coverage
Posted on: May 31, 2014

Northampton Firefighters Assist with 2nd Rescue on Skinner Mountain

Northampton Firefighters again assisted with a rescue on Skinner Mountain after a woman fell about 100 feet down a trail. The woman was transported from the scene by ambulance. Follow the link for the WWLP News story covering the incident.

WWLP News Coverage
Posted on: May 20, 2014

Garbage Truck Fire Closes I91 in Northampton

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A garbage truck caught on fire on I91 south bound in the area of the Northampton Airport. Both lanes of 91 south were closed while Northampton Firefighters extinguished the fire. There were reports of multiple explosions and firefighters had difficulty ...Read on...

WWLP News Coverage
Posted on: May 14, 2014

New Photos Added - Auto Extrication Training!

New photos of auto extrication training have been added. Click on the pictures and videos link to the left. The photos will be under the "Most Recent" tab. Be sure to check out all the other pictures while you are there!

Posted on: May 14, 2014

Northampton Firefighters Assist with Rescue on Skinner Mountain

Today Northampton Firefighters responded to Hadley to assist with a rescue of an injured woman on Skinner Mountain. The woman was rescued and extricated without incident. She was then transported to the hospital. Follow the link for the WWLP news story.

WWLP News Coverage
Posted on: April 28, 2014

Public Safety Field Day

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On May 17th from 10am - 2pm there will be a public safety field day at Greenfield Community College. This is a great event for the whole family with public safety apparatus and several events and activities! See the attached image for more information!

Posted on: April 21, 2014

March 2014 Incident Statistics

March Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 558

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 3
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 407Hazmat Incidents: 7
Mutual Aid: 4False/Unintentional Alarms: 83
Other Incidents: 54

Year-to-date I...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2014

Firefighter Bigda Recieves "Outstanding Recruit Award" at Acdemy Graduation

Firefighter Bigda was awarded the Outstanding Recruit Award at his graduation today! This is the 2nd academy graduation in a row that Northampton has been given this award, as well as multiple other times in previous graduating classes. Amazing job Ian!Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2014

Firefighters Bigda and Putnam Graduate from Academy

Today Firefighters Ian Bigda and Tim Putnam graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy. The 9 week course is an intense program designed to give firefighters the training necessary to efficiently and effectively respond to incidents with the f...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

MA Increases Line of Duty Death Benefit

Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill today to increase the line of duty death benefit for firefighters and police officers from $100,000 to $150,000. This is the first increase since 1994. Click on the link to read the WGGB story covering the increase i...Read on...

WGGB news story
Posted on: April 10, 2014

Measles Case Reported in Northampton

A Smith College faculty member was diagnosed with measles this week. Northampton officials have been alerted and are taking precautions. Please make sure you have the vaccine to protect not only yourself, but others. Click on the link for the WGGB news...Read on...

WGGB news story
Posted on: April 4, 2014

Update on Easthampton Cottage St Fire

Click on the included link for the WGGB news story covering yesterday's Cottage St fire in Easthampton that Northampton Engine 2 responded to assist with.

WGGB news story
Posted on: April 3, 2014

NFD Engine 2 Responds Mutual Aid to Easthampton

Northampton Engine 2 responded to Cottage St in Easthampton this afternoon to assist Easthampton Fire with an apartment fire. Off duty Northampton Firefighters were recalled to staff an additional engine in Northampton to ensure Northampton remained prot...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Northampton Firefighters Travel to Boston for Funerals

Several Northampton Firefighters travelled to Boston to attend the funerals of the two fallen Boston Firefighters. Thousands of firefighters from across the world were in attendance to pay their last respects to two heroes.

Posted on: March 30, 2014

Northampton Fire is Hiring!

Northampton Fire is Hiring! Please click on the "Employment Opportunities" link to the left to view the hiring notice and for a link to the City of Northampton job postings!

Posted on: March 30, 2014

February 2014 Incident Statistics

February Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 527

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 2
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 390False/Unintentional Alarms: 51
Other Incidents: 84

Year-to-date Incidents: 1086Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2014

Continuing NFD's Alarm Assignments 4-6th alarm

So far we’ve covered Box through Third Alarm. A Fourth Alarm brings an additional 3 engines and an additional ladder into Northampton. Again, this is in additional to the resources from the previous alarms.

A Fifth Alarm calls for two additional en...Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2014

Continuing NFD's Alarm Assignments

Today we continue with NFD’s alarm assignments starting with a Second Alarm. When a second alarm is struck, all available off-duty NFD personnel are recalled to the station. In additional to NFD personnel, two additional engines and 2 additional ladders...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2014

NFD's Alarm Assignments

Have you ever seen a news story and heard a fire described as a “Three-alarm” or “Two-alarm” fire and not understand exactly what that means? Each “alarm” is a pre-determined number and type of resources brought to the incident scene for assistance. The...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2014

Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

It's that time if year again, time to change our clocks. As you update your clocks, take an extra minute to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Smoke and CO detectors save lives (assuming they are functional). Today is a g...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2014

Connecticut River Search

Crews responded to reports of an overturned boat in the Connecticut River yesterday, with a person in the water. Multiple NFD unit responded including Engine 4, Car 4 (Shift Commander) A4 and Utility 1 with the Boat, and A5 for medical support. South Ha...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2014

Engine 4 Responds Mutual Aid to Amherst

Engine 4 Responds Mutual Aid to Amherst for a two alarm structure fire. NFD sent 4 firefighters and Engine 4 mutual aid to Amherst for a two alarm structure fire in South Amherst. The fire was extinguished quickly without injuries. 4 off-duty firefight...Read on...

WWLP News Coverage
Posted on: February 24, 2014

January 2014 Incident Statistics

January 2014 Incident Statistics:

Total Incidents: 559

Fire Incidents (Building, vehicle, chimney, etc): 17
EMS Incidents (including MVC): 397Carbon Monoxide Incidents: 5
Water/Steam Problems: 14False/Unintentional Alarms: 71
Other Inci...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2014

Online Car Seat Installation Appointments

All scheduling of car seat installations are now done online. If you are interested in having a car seat installed by one of Northampton Fire's certified car seat technicians, please click on the "Car Seat Installations" link in the menu on the...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2014

Fuel Spill at Oxbow

An overturned boat has spilled several gallons of fuel into the oxbow marina. Northampton firefighters have contained the spill utilizing absorbent barriers. The DEP has been called and will be investigating. Click on the following link for the 22 News...Read on...

22 News Coverage
Posted on: February 14, 2014

Clearing Snow from Fire Hydrants

With the significant amount of snow Northampton just received, it is a good idea to shovel hydrants in and around your property. When seconds count, a properly shoveled hydrant can make a significant difference. Consider "Adopting" a hydrant w...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2014

Northampton Firefighter/Paramedic Receives Outstanding Student Award

PRESS RELEASE

Northampton Firefighter/Paramedic Receives Outstanding Student Award

On February 7, 2014 Firefighter/Paramedic Caleb Langer completed the Recruit Firefighter Program at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy. Graduating with 23 firefig...Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2014

Two Northampton Firefighters Head to Fire Academy

Good luck to Ian Bigda and Tim Putnam who start the full-time Massachusetts Firefighting Academy today!

Posted on: February 8, 2014

Caleb Langer Graduates from Academy

Congratulations to Caleb Langer for graduating from the full time fire academy in Stow, MA. Caleb was awarded the "Outstanding Recruit Award" at his Class 207 graduation ceremony. Great work Caleb and welcome back to shift!Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Mutual Aid to Williamsburg

This morning Engine 2 responded mutual aid to Williamsburg for a chimney fire with possible extension into the home. Engine 2 arrived at the scene and provided assistance to Williamsburg Fire Department. It was quickly determined that the fire was conta...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2014

Increased Fire Dangers of Today's Room Furnishings

The contents of today's rooms have changed drastically from years ago. Today's room furnishings contain significant plastics and oil based products which burn much quicker and much hotter. Take a look at this video that compares cotton and wool based room...Read on...

Video
Posted on: January 22, 2014

Smoke Detectors Save Lives!

One of the simplest steps for safety you can take is to make sure your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are working. They will give you the earliest possible warning that something is wrong so you can escape safely - via MA DFS. Follow the link for more i...Read on...

Additional Info About Smoke Alarms
Posted on: January 19, 2014

Adam Martin Graduates from Academy!

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Congratulations to Adam Martin for graduation from the full time Massachusetts Firefighting Academy! Adam graduated from the 9 week program this past Friday, January 17th. The 9 week program trains firefighters for situations they may encounter during ...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2014

NFD Responds Mutual Aid to Easthampton

Northampton Engine 2, out of the Florence Station, responds mutual aid to Easthampton. The fire was reported just before midnight, last night, January 15th. Northampton Engine 2 responded with 4 personnel to assist Easthampton with fire suppression. Cl...Read on...

WWLP News Story
Posted on: January 13, 2014

2013 Incident Statistics

2013 Incident Statistics:

Structure Fires: Number Dollar Loss1. Private Dwellings (1 or 2 Family) 19 $603363
2. Apartments (3 or more Families) 11 $4036403. Hotels and Motels 1 $50000
4. All other residential ...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2014

Extremely Cold Temperatures

Here is a link with some cold weather fire safety tips from WWLP.

WWLP Cold Safety Tips
Posted on: December 30, 2013

NFPA Recommends removing holiday decorations promptly

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) suggests removal of holiday decorations promptly. By this time, Christmas trees can be severely dried out and present a great fire hazard. Christmas trees should be removed and properly disposed of in orde...Read on...

NFPA article
Posted on: December 29, 2013

Small fire at Northampton Lodging

One resident was sent to the hospital after a small fire occurred at Northampton Lodging. Firefighters arrived on scene quickly and were able to extinguish the fire before it was able to spread to other areas of the structure. Click on the following lin...Read on...

MassLive article
Posted on: December 29, 2013

Winter Holiday Safety Tips

Click the following link for some winter holiday safety tips!

Winter Holiday Safety Tips
Posted on: December 29, 2013

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision on N. King St

A serious motor vehicle collision occurred on N. King St requiring two ambulances, two engines and the deputy chief vehicle to respond. In total, 12 firefighters responded to the accident which required the use of the Jaws of Life to extricate patients a...Read on...

WGGB news story
Posted on: December 14, 2013

New Engine 1 and Ambulance 1

On Thursday, December 12th, the Northampton Fire Department took delivery of a new Engine 1 and a new Ambulance 1. Engine 1 is a E-One pumper and Ambulance 1 is an International chassis with a PL custom box. Check out the apparatus page for pictures and...Read on...

22 News coverage
Posted on: December 5, 2013

Easthampton Road Stucture Fire

Northampton Ladder at Structure Fire

Early this afternoon a structure fire was reported on Easthampton Road. The reporting party stated there were flames in the back of their building. The first arriving unit reported smoke showing and began operations to extinguish the fire. All occupant...Read on...

News article via MassLive.com

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Farm Animal Risk of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE) Higher in Mosquito Season

Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) is a Mosquito borne viral disease of all equine species.
EEE is a highly fatal, yet preventable (by vaccination) neurological disease in horses. Horses are the most susceptible animal species to EEE infection and ...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Mosquito & Disease Public Service Announcement

What you need to know about diseases transmitted by mosquitoes -
West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are serious diseases caused by a virus transmitted through the bite of a mosquito.

You can reduce your chances of getting a m...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 10, 2015

Measles: It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate!

As the measles outbreak linked to Disneyland continues to spread throughout the United States, the Northampton Health Department is deeply concerned for those who are at risk because they have not been vaccinated.
The current measles outbreak is a multi-...Read on...

Measles Fact Sheet

Posted on: March 11, 2016

October 1: Community Tag Sale & Swap Meet

The Reuse Committee’s Autumn Community Tag Sale & Swap Meet is the solution for Northampton residents who bemoan the effort of holding a yard sale. Sellers register via the Northampton Department of Public Works for the Saturday, October 1 event, whi...Read more »

Seller registration form (Due by 9/28/16)
Posted on: March 11, 2016

November 5: Autumn Reuse & Recycling Rally

Similar to our spring rally, we'll collect bulky rigid plastic, Styrofoam and other items for reuse and/or recycling. Details will be posted in early October.

Posted on: March 11, 2016

December 10: Annual Toy Exchange

Donated toys in working condition are collected one day and the next are given back to the community free of charge. Details will be posted in November.