An advisory from Fire Chief Jen Collins-Brown, due to the setup for tonight’s fireworks display, a section of the Rail Trail will be off limits to the public. Commonwealth of MA law prohibits any members of the public from coming within a specific designated area around a fireworks display. The section of the rail trail […]
For Immediate Release: Chief Jenifer Collins-Brown invites any and all owners, public or private, of fire apparatus to take part in the fire apparatus section of the Topsfield Fair Opening Day Parade. Please read the attached notice for specific instructions about the day of. We hope to see everyone this Saturday for Opening Day!
Chief Jen Collins-Brown reports that at approximately 4:45 PM Sunday evening on September 16th, the Essex County Regional Emergency Communications Center (RECC) began recieving calls reporting an MVC in the area of Ipswich Road at Willowdale Road. As Ambulance 1 with Lt Tom Ash and Firefighters Fontaine and Dalissandro arrived, they were updated that callers […]
Chief Jenifer Collins-Brown reports that the Topsfield Fire Department has participated in a government funded take-back program of pre-2003 firefighting foam in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Fire Service and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. The older foam was found to contain PFOA and PFOS that has contaminated groundwater and drinking water sources […]
For Immediate Release: Chief Jenifer Collins-Brown invites any qualified candidate to apply as a call firefighter for the Town of Topsfield. In Topsfield, call firefighters are used during the day and night to supplement or provide the initial response to emergencies, as well as fill in shifts when full time employees take time off, and […]
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 week, Chief Collins-Brown is pleased to report two sixth-graders, Jack and Ben, from Proctor School completed their “Work-A-Day” assignments in a truly professional and admirable manner. Students assisted the on duty shift in daily responsibilities and tasks typically completed within a work day at the Topsfield Fire Department. These duties included washing the dirt […]
Reminder to all that the Topsfield Firefighters Relief Association, a 501 c3 non-profit organization is holding it’s annual pancake breakfast fund raiser tomorrow Saturday June 9th. Breakfast is served from 7:30-10:00 so come on down!
Shortly before 2:00 PM this afternoon, a resident from Glen Road called the business line at Topsfield Fire requesting assistance with ventilating his house from equipment running inside. Ambulance 1 arrived with firefighters John Boyle and Jonathan Hallinan meeting the occupant outside. The first occupant was complaining of dizziness after approximately 30 minutes of exposure […]