Press Release For Immediate Release: On the evening of the 4th of July at 8:55 PM Topsfield Police, Fire, and Northeast Regional Ambulance were dispatched to a report of 2 motorcycles that had crashed, the caller gave a location of 2 Morningside Drive. Dispatchers from the Essex County Regional Communications Center advised there was an […]
It’s that time of the year again! As the Town of Topsfield jumps into springtime and gets ready for summer, the annual Strawberry Festival draws near. Along with a delicious afternoon strawberry shortcake from the Historical Society, the Topsfield Fire Department is once again inviting one and all to come down to the station at […]
Just after 5:30 PM yesterday evening, Topsfield Fire and Police were dispatched to a house on Washington Street for a possible fire in the kitchen. 5 minutes later, Engine 3 arrived followed closely by Truck 1, Engine 2, and Ambulance 1 bringing a total of 8 members to the scene. Captain Collins-Brown assumed command of […]
Interim Fire Chief Richard Harris is proud to announce the acquisition of another tool to fight fire before it breaks out. This past Friday, fire departments across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including the Topsfield Fire Department, were awarded grants from the Student Awareness Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) program. Two grant were applied for by Captain Collins-Brown […]
Every February for the past several years, members of the Topsfield Fire Department take part in a selfless fundraiser “The Race Up Boston Place.” The goal? To help the American Lung Association raise awareness and much needed funds to research, treat, and someday sure lung disease. Lung disease is a debilitating condition that affects scores […]
Chief Ronald Giovannacci would like to extend an invite to all to the annual bonfire happening tonight at 7 PM that was re-scheduled from last night. Although a difficult decision Chief Giovannacci has stated that the inconsistent weather last night, particularly the sudden strong gusts of wind, were the reason for postponing the event. He […]
Fire Chief Ronald P. Giovannacci would like to remind the public, especially any realtors or homeowners looking to sell their 1 or 2 family home of the new smoke detector requirements that came into effect yesterday, December 1, 2016. “The new version of the code addresses some inconsistencies and gray areas that led to confusion […]
Chief Ronald Giovannacci reports that at 5:49 PM Monday evening while already working at a medical aid on Boston Street, the Topsfield Fire Department was dispatched for a report of a person who was stuck in a structural collapse of a porch on Hill Street. Units arrived on scene to find the male caller trapped […]
Topsfield Fair Parade Fire Apparatus Invitation Chief Giovannacci would like to extend this invitation for any fire apparatus wishing to appear in the Topsfield Fair Opening Day Parade 2016. Click the link above for more information on the parade.
TOPSFIELD – As summer comes to a close, August kept the Topsfield Field Department busy responding to several fires and medical calls, and interacting with residents. Chief Ronald Giovannacci is pleased to share what firefighters were up to last month.