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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 Raymond Phillips

Training Officer Ryan Lavigne



For all potential Firefighter the Candidate Physical Ability Test, CPAT, is coming to Laconia Ice Arena.  

2018 Dates:


The City of Keene's Fire Dept. along with the State Fire Marshal office was awarded a FEMA Fire Prevention and Safety Grant.

Press Release

The Keene Fire Department will be conducting a live fire demonstration to exhibit the importance of residential sprinkler systems.

The Keene Fire Department was dispatched at 1612 hours to residence for a report of a broken water pipe.  

On December 13, 2017, the Keene Fire Department was dispatched at 1710 hours to a residence at 153 Island St. in Keene for a report of a room fire.  

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