Marblehead Fire Department 1 Ocean Ave, Marblehead, MA01945 The Marblehead Fire Department was established by an act of the Massachusetts legislature in 1829, and the first fire…More engine was presented to the town in 1751. Jason R. Gilliland serves as the current fire chief. In addition to this, the central station, the department has another station located on Franklin Street.
Officially established more than 180 years ago, the Marblehead Fire Department actually received its first fire…More engine in 1751. There are two fire stations: the Central Station and the Franklin Street Station. The department is equipped with one ladder/pump truck, two engines, one reserve engine, an aluminum boat for ice and water rescues, an inflatable rescue boat and the "Jaws of Life" tool, a hydraulic rescue device, available for automobile accidents and other uses. Each truck also carries a cardiac defibrillator, and all firefighters and officers are trained and certified in its use.
The Marblehead Fire Department has mutual aid agreements with several surrounding communities in the event additional assistance is required.