24 Hours a Day/7 Days a Week

Sandwich Fire Department  responds to 10-11 calls per day on average…keeping us ON scene more than off some days.  Check out the photos from some of our calls below to see more about how SFD responds on scene to emergencies across our communities.

In the Community

Sandwich Fire Department stays active in the community by hosting and attending events, getting involved in community concerns and representing SFD with pride throughout the Town. We’re here for the citizens of Sandwich.

Safety First

Fire Safety and prevention are like putting out a fire before it starts.  Read the posts below for important safety tips & information to help you Fire Safe & Smart!  View & print PDFs to share and post.

Recent SFD News

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Sandwich Fire Department standing by at Spaulding Hospital Cape Cod as the sprinkler system is worked on for the next 24-36 hours. You will see a Fire Engine there until completion of the work sometime on Tuesday. The Engine is there to supply the sprinkler system with water in case of a fire during the contracted work. The Fire Engine and personnel are paid for by the contractor to stand by. ... See MoreSee Less

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On April 19, 2019 at approximately 0133 hrs, Sandwich Emergency Communications Center received a call for a large barn fire on Windstar Farm in the area of County Farm Road @ Greenhouse Road. On arrival units found a fully involved barn along with 1.5 acres of surrounding brush on fire. A working fire assignment was requested by Chief Burke which brought forestry and structural units from Mashpee FD, Cotuit FD, and Joint Base Fire Department Fire Departments. There was a total of 26 firefighters on scene and took 3.5 hours to extinguish the fire.

The fire is under investigation by Sandwich Fire and Police and cause is undetermined at this time. There were no FF injuries reported and units remained on scene throughout the early morning. The Bourne, West Barnstable and COMM FD provided station coverage during the fire. The following link provided by Hyannis News has video on the fire.

https://hyannisnews.com/hn-footage-abandoned-farm-structure-burns-to-the-ground-setting-large-brush-…
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Ambulance 459

Ambulance 459 went into service over the summer.  The 2016 Lifeline ambulance on a F550 chassis will be the standard for the department going into the future.

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Sandwich Community Safety Center

Fire Safety

Fire Safety and prevention are like putting out a fire before it starts.  Read the posts below for important safety tips & information to help you Fire Safe & Smart!  View & print PDFs to share and post.

Public Education

Sandwich Fire Department shares a strong commitment to public education across all of its firefighters.  The opportunity to teach fire safety in our community is valuable to all of us.  We encourage you to reach out to us for class schedules and learning initiatives.

In the Community

Sandwich Fire Department stays active in the community by hosting and attending events, getting involved in community concerns and representing SFD with pride throughout the Town. We’re here for the citizens of Sandwich.

Sandwich Fire Stations

Station 1

115 Route 6A Sandwich

Station 2

466 Route 6A East Sandwich

Station 3

85 Route 130 Forestdale