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

Sandwich Fire

Wind Storm 5pm update: Currently 51 homes without power in Sandwich according to Eversource. Winds will continue through dinner time with a slow reduction starting at 7pm with the expiration of the high wind warning at 10pm.

SFD remaining busy with 14 FF working multiple trees and wire down calls throughout town. Following is initial log of calls:

2:41pm Kiahs Way - Tree Down (Car 3 & Ladder 3)
2:44pm Sea Meadow Drive - Tree Down (Engine 1)
2:47pm Rte 6A - Tree Down (Car 1)
2:49pm Snake Pond Rd - Wire Down (Car 3)
2:52pm Harlow Road - Wires Down (Ladder 3)
2:57pm Wing Blvd - CO Detector (Engine 2)
3:16pm Settlers Path - Tree and Wires Down (Ladder 3)
3:22pm Kettle Drum - Tree into Wires (Car 3)
3:52pm Old County Way - Tree and Wires Down (Engine 2)
4:06pm Dillingham Ave - Wires Down (Engine 1)
4:12pm Grove Street - Tree and Wires Down (Engine 1)
4:17pm Pondview Drive - Medical Alarm (Ambulance 3)
4:47pm Popplebottom Road - Tree / Wires Down (Car 3 & Ladder 3)
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Wind Storm Update 4pm: Winds are as advertised gusting to 63 mph at Station 3 on Cotuit Road. Multiple trees and wires down throughout town. At the moment, 24 homes without power in Sandwich.

Trees into roadways on Kiahs Way and Sea Meadow Drive are being addressed. SFD responded to 7 calls in the last hour. 2 additional FF's brought in to support operations.

NWS High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10pm this evening. Please do not approach downed wires as all wires are considered "hot" until power company has determined them to be safe.

Expect further trees down and wires over the next 4-6 hours with additional power outages. SFD will have additional staffing in to cover through the high wind warning.
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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