Town of Northwood NH

Fire Department

(603) 942-9103

Ridge Fire Station:
499 First NH Turnpike
Narrows Fire Station:
85 Main Street
Fax (603) 942-9104


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.

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Services Provided

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


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.

Daily Fire Danger

For Info on Daily Fire Danger

Burn Permits

You can obtain a burn permit online, visit

PLEASE NOTE this State of NH online application system charges a non-refundable fee of $5.50 for permits.


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