Fire Department

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  • Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Systems
The mission of the Amesbury Fire Rescue is interrelated with the mission and services of other departments within the City, as well as public safety agencies within and around Essex County, which is to protect the community in the utmost professional manner.
This mission includes:
  • To continuously evaluate and improve the quality of fire suppression service to the City of Amesbury.
  • To continuously reduce the actual number and severity of fire incidents through a strong commitment to fire prevention.
  • To enhance the health of the community through the provision of highly responsive and effective emergency medical services.
  • To protect the community through monitoring and response to hazardous materials incidents.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kenneth E. Berkenbush Chief (978) 388-8185
David Mather Assistant Fire Chief / EMS & Training (978) 388-8185
Karen Devlin Administrative Assistant (978) 388-8185
James Nolan Deputy Fire Chief / Fire Prevention Officer (978) 388-8185