Storm Update #2: Approximately 8 inches of snow at the fire station. Main road conditions have greatly improved and DPW working side roads for rest of the night. Power outages remain at 1322 as of 5pm. Eversource confident in almost full restoral by later this evening. SFD very busy with 25 plus calls this afternoon. Extra staffing including staffed 4th ambulance for the night shift until 0800 hrs tomorrow.Skies clear tomorrow for more melting. All town offices will open at normal time tomorrow. ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿš’ ... See MoreSee Less
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Storm update: Peak of storm occurring now until 4pm. 3 inches of snow so far with another 4-6 on the way. Eversource reporting 359 homes without power in the area of Rte 6A and QMH Road. Roads are snow covered due to heavy snow bands rotating through. Watching high tide at 2pm today expect minor coastal flooding. Next update around 4pm ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿš’ ... See MoreSee Less
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SFD is ready for the winter Storm expect hazardous travel tomorrow with peak of storm between 9am-5pm ... See MoreSee Less
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The Sandwich Fire Department received an equipment donation today in memory of long-time East Sandwich resident Dick Canning from A.D. Makepeace Companies of Wareham. Dick Canning was a long time Board Member at A.D. Makepeace.A.D. Makepeace President James F. Kane and Cheryl Canning Quast (daughter of Dick Canning) presented Sandwich Fire Chief J.J. Burke with 12 new carbon monoxide gas detectors which will be placed on all Sandwich Fire Department apparatus. These detectors will provide SFD with important safety detection devices moving forward.The Canning family have been huge supporters of SFD through the years even housing a fire truck at Cannings Gas Station in 1960โ€™s before the East Sandwich Fire Station was built. Thank you to the Canning family and A.D. Makepeace Company for making this donation happen. ๐Ÿš’ ... See MoreSee Less
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SFD ready for next storm tonight. Similar to the Monday-Tuesday storm with a little less wind but better chance for coastal flooding with Saturday high tide in the morning. Potential for power outages still exist. Updates as needed. ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿš’ ... See MoreSee Less
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SFD ready for the storm tonight and tomorrow. Plan on potential power outages overnight. Extra staff on tonight and it looks like a repeat storm just like this one Friday night into Saturday. Updates as needed. ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿš’ ... See MoreSee Less
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The Sandwich Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Office, situated at the 251 Cotuit Road station, operates Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Residential inspections are conducted Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 12 pm. Inspection sign-ups can be done either in person at the station or via an online link provided. For inquiries regarding permits or inspections, individuals are encouraged to contact the office directly. The department offers online permit applications and inspection scheduling for ease of access.

Sandwich Community Safety

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. Weโ€™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

251 Cotuit Rd. Sandwich

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