Fire Department

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Our Mission
The Boxborough Fire Department's mission is to prevent and minimize the loss of life and property from fire; provide Emergency Medical Services; mitigate the consequences that natural and manmade disasters would have on life, property and the environment; provide fire prevention services and public education programs through non-emergency support activities.

The Boxborough Fire Department protects the Town of Boxborough, MA operating out of one station providing fire and emergency medical services to 5,241 residents in a 10 square mile area.  In addition, the Department covers seven (7) miles of Route 495 North and South between Exit 27 and Exit 29.  The Department provides coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in a mixed staffing structure.  The Department employs One (1) Full Time Chief, One (1) Full Time Captain, One (1) Full Time Lieutenant, Two (2) Call Lieutenants, Three (3) Full Time Firefighters, Twenty (20) Per Diem Firefighter/EMT's, and Four (4) Call Firefighter.

The station is manned by a Full Time Captain, Full Time Firefighter/EMT  and 2 Per Diem Firefighter/EMTs, plus the Chief, between the hours of 7 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday, and One Full Time Firefighter/EMT and One Per Diem Firefither/EMT each night and on weekend days.  The department owns Three (3) Class A Pumpers, One (1) BLS Ambulance, One (1) Tender, One (1) Hose Wagon, One (1) Brush Truck, Two (2) Sport Utility Command Vehicle, One (1) Hazardous Materials Trailer, and One (1) Decontamination Trailer.

The Town of Boxborough is a Heartsafe Community

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Paul Fillebrown, Jr. Fire Chief 978-264-1770
Shawn Gray Captain, Fire Prevention and Training Officer 978-264-1776
Jason Malinowski Lieutenant, Public Education Coordinator & Information Requests 978-264-1770