Fire Department

Ashland Fire Department
P.O. Box 856
9 Main Street
Ashland, NH, 03217
Non-Emergency Phone: (603) 968-7772
Emergencies: 911

Chief: Steve Heath  firechief@ashland.nh.gov
Deputy Chief: Robert Bousquet

Procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic: The Fire Department lobby is closed for walk-ins. Please use the non-emergency phone number and email address listed above. Residents are reminded, however, to keep non-emergency calls to a minimum.

The Ashland Fire Department serves the following functions:

  • Responding directly to fire emergencies.
  • Providing non-emergency services to the community.
  • Supporting neighboring communities with reciprocal commitments.

*All new projects MUST be inspected by the Fire Department.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

GOOD MORNING PROGRAMThis program is offered to elderly citizens who live by themselves. Participants can call and check in before 10:00 am. For more information on participation in the program, please contact 603-968-7772. Sponsored by the Ashland Fire Department and Ashland Police Department.

Fire Permits and Open Burning

  • Questions? – Call Ashland Fire Department at 603-968-7772.
  • All burning must be conducted in accordance with state laws, state rules, local ordinances and only with the proper permit.
  • You are liable for any false statements in applying for a burn permit.
  • Ashland Fire Department will follow up on any permits with an inspection.
  • Ashland Fire Department receives notifications of online permit applications.

Ready NH — Take Action, Be Safe!

  • Disaster Preparedness — NH’s official source for information during state emergencies.
  • Includes information on how to create family emergency kits and how to be prepared for disasters.

Fire Education & SafetyPublic Education Resources

  • This month’s Safety Educator provides information for educators of students in grades Pre-K through 8.
  • This month’s One Stop Educator provides teaching information to support 3rd grade students and teachers.

State of NH Adopted Building & Fire Codes (updated 9/25/2019)

Inspection Requirements Guidebook (updated August 2019) for Multi-Family Residential Dwellings and 1 & 2 Family Rental Units

  • The purpose of this guidebook is to provide the owners and prospective owners of multi-family dwellings general information regarding their responsibiities in providing quality, affordable and safe residential housing in Ashland.

Factsheet — NH Building and Fire Codes (2014)