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Fire Department

The Mission of the City of Keene Fire Department is to provide levels of excellence in emergency, prevention, education and community services to minimize loss of life and property damage due to fire, hazardous materials, medical and other emergencies in an efficient, professional and fiscally responsible manner.


Central Fire Station
31 Vernon Street
Keene, NH 03431

Station 2
110 Hastings Avenue
Keene, NH 03431
Directions to Station 2


Emergency: 911

Central Station: (603)-357-9861
Station 2: (603)-357-9886
Fire Prevention Bureau: (603)-757-1863
Fire Alarm Division: (603)-757-1864


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Chief Mark F. Howard

Deputy Chief Jeffrey Chickering

Department Administrator Kelly Derosier

Fire Prevention Officer John Bates

Fire Alarm Officer Joshua Brooks

Training Officer 



Press Release

Date of Incident: July 15, 2020

Time of Call: 1103 hours- First Alarm

Date of Incident: April 8, 2020 

Time of Call: 2034 hours- Still Alarm, Upgraded to 1 st Alarm-2043 hours, 2nd Alarm requested at 2057 Hours

Date of Incident: March 29, 2020
Time of Call: 1159 hours- First Alarm
First Unit on Scene Time: 1203 Hours

The Keene Fire Department has temporarily restricted public access to its fire stations in order to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.  Limiting exposure to first responders is esse

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