Fire Department

Fire Department

Fire Stations:

Ridge Fire Station
499 First NH Turnpike

Narrows Fire Station
85 Main Street


General Information

The Northwood Fire and Rescue Department protects approximately 4,000 residents in an area of 27 square miles. In the summer, the population nearly doubles. The Department has 35 members serving under the direction of the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, three Captains, and five Lieutenants. There is also a “support” crew and a fire explorers post.

Services Provided

Firefighting
Hazardous Material Response
ALS Emergency Medical Service
Vehicle Rescue (Extrication)
Search & Rescue

Apparatus 

The Department operates 3 engines, 1 tanker, 1 ambulance, 1 rescue truck, 2 forestry vehicles and a rescue boat.


Capital Area Mutual Aid Fire Compact

The Department is a member of Capital Area Mutual Aid Fire Compact, a mutual aid system in which the City of Concord and the surrounding towns share resources. In the vent of a major incident, assistance is automatically dispatched from neighboring towns. This system helps keep the need for additional resources for each town at a fiscally responsible level.