For Immediate Release: Chief of the Department Jenifer Collins-Brown reports that on the morning of Tuesday March 5, 2019 the Essex County Regional Emergency Communications Center (ECRECC) received a 911 call from a homeowner on Blueberry Lane requesting the fire department respond for what appeared to be a fire in the chimney. TPD Detective Pickering […]
For Immediate Release: Chief Jenifer Collins-Brown announces the attainment of a long standing goal of the Topsfield Fire Department. As of November 27, 2018 all full-time members of the department are certified at the paramedic level of emergency medical care. This benchmark of having 100% of the full-time staff paramedic certified represents a lengthy process both […]
Chief Jen Collins-Brown offers free batteries for citizens to keep up their smoke detectors if needed going into the cold season. See the attached flier for more info, also we hope to see everyone this Saturday November 3, from 11 AM- 2 PM at the village shopping center for our “Hydrants to Hardware” event in […]
For Immediate Release: Chief of the Department Jenifer Collins-Brown commends the members of the Topsfield Fire Department on their handling of several mutual aid requests over the past 24 hours, two being overnight summoning Topsfield firefighters from their homes to help neighboring communities. Yesterday, August 17th, 2018 a fire alarm was activated on the third […]
For Immediate Release: Chief Jenifer Collins-Brown reports that a house on Kinsman Lane was damaged overnight after catching fire. At approximately 01:40 in the morning, the Essex County Regional Communications Center received a 911 call from an individual reporting she could see flames, while she was on the phone, her son Will, who alerted her […]
This past Thursday, members of the Topsfield Fire Department along with a handful of bystanders were honored for their respective parts in the resuscitation of a man in cardiac arrest late last year. The Massachusetts Region III North East Emergency Medical Services Inc., a non-profit organization, awarded the group this year’s “Group Save” Award. This […]
The Topsfield Fire Department announced promotions for two lieutenants, honored six veteran firefighters and the hiring of a new firefighter.
Public Safety Announcement: As the Town of Topsfield’s Emergency Management Coordinator, Chief Jenifer Collins-Brown advises that residents of the Town still in need after the storm are welcome to seek shelter as Proctor School. Proctor School currently is one of the designated shelters for the Town in the event of emergencies and has power as […]
TOPSFIELD — Interim Chief Richard Harris announces that Call Firefighter Jonathan Hallinan traveled to British Columbia, Canada last week to join in the international efforts to extinguish wildfires that have spread across more than a million acres of land.
TOPSFIELD — The Topsfield Fire Department is pleased to announce that Jen Collins-Brown has been named the next fire chief of the department.