New Bedford Fire Department

Mission: TO PROTECT THE LIVES AND PROPERTY OF THE CITIZENS AND VISITORS OF THE CITY OF NEW BEDFORD against harm from all hazards whether natural or man made. We strive to reduce the risk to the community through public education and prevention. As a maritime community we are committed to the protection of the environment and it’s natural resources from harm. Our mission is accomplished through service to others, dedication and a commitment to providing the highest levels of service to the community possible.


Office of the Fire Chief Scott Kruger. Office: 508- 991-6124
Fax: 508- 979-1697
24 Hour contact number Office: 508- 991-6105
Fire Prevention Bureau Capt Daniel Coons Office: 508- 991-6120
Fax: 508- 991-6121
1204 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
Hours of operation:
Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
Training Division Office: 508- 991-6137
Fire Alarm Division Office: 508- 991-6105