About the Department

As of April 2023, the Ashland Fire Department operates out of the new Ashland Public Safety Building located at 12 Union Street and houses a Lieutenant and 6 Firefighters, 24 hours a day. For Emergencies they respond in either an engine or an ambulance depending on the nature of the call. The Administrative Offices are staffed with the Chief of the Department, a Deputy Chief, a Captain and an Administrative Assistant.

Population (2010 US Census])
CountryUnited States
 • TypeOpen town meeting
 • Total12.9 sq mi (33.5 km2)
 • Land12.4 sq mi (32.2 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation188 ft (57 m)
 • Total16,593
 • Density1,274.8/sq mi (490.9/km2)
Time zoneEastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code01721
Area code(s)508 / 774
FIPS code25-02130
GNIS feature ID0619394

Total Calls for Service* (Statistically around 60% Medical Calls, 40% Fire Related, includes mutual aid responses.).