Contact Information
Business: (508) 497-2323
Fax: (508) 435-0554

Mission Statement

The mission of the Hopkinton Fire Department is to preserve life and property from fire, medical, and other emergencies through the rapid response of professionally trained personnel, effective code enforcement, and quality community engagement.

Open Burning Season is January 15 - May 1.  More info can be found here.  

Check your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors monthly, replace the batteries when you change the time on your clocks.

Seasonal Safety Tips

Ice Safety

Space-Heater Safety

The Do's and Dont's of Wood Stove Safety
  • DO—make sure there is enough clearance between the stove and combustible materials, including floors, walls and ceilings.
  • DO—place the stove on a noncombustible, fire resistant base.
  • DO—have a mason or other competent person inspect and clean the chimney.
  • DO—burn only dry, well-seasoned wood.
  • DO—consider opening a window a crack for ventilation.
  • DO—dispose of ashes in a closed metal container outside the house.

  • DON’T—start a stove fire with flammable fluids, such as gasoline.
  • DON’T—burn trash in a stove; doing so can start a chimney fire.
  • DON’T—let a wood fire burn unattended or overnight.

News Stories

Department Contact

Stephen T. Slaman

(508) 497-2323


William R. Miller   Deputy Chief

Thomas J. Poirier Fire Prevention

Timothy G. Healy Fire Prevention

Mary Carver Administrative Mgr.

73 Main Street

Hopkinton, MA 01748

Additional Resources & Links

Resources and Links