Fire Department News

Due to COVID-19, the 3 fire stations are closed to the public for non-emergency business until further notice. Please contact us by phone, email or by mail. If you are applying for a permit, please mail the payment and permit application to: Westfield Fire Department, 34 Broad St, Westfield, MA  01085.

1st Place in local Firefighter Combat Challenge:

Four of our firefighters competed in a Firefighter Combat Challenge last month in Pittsfield.  Captain Mike Hawthorne, Firefighters Rosie Lacas, Mike Feyre and Kyle Roy participated in the challenge and won 1st place for the "New Relay Team" category.  These four firefighters were invited to compete at the World Challenge XXX in Fort Pierce, FL the first week of November 2021.


We are excited and proud of their accomplishment and wish them luck for the competition in November!

2021 Retirements:

Congratulations to the following firefighters on their recent retirement.   

  • Jennifer Daley
  • Tom Silva
  • Tom Greene
  • Dave Ritchie

Online Payments:

  1. The following inspections can be paid online with a credit card, debit card or electronic check:
  2. Smoke detector inspection fees and re-inspection fees - The link for this payment method is on the Smoke Detectors webpage.
  3. Annual Inspections
  4. Quarterly Inspections 
  5. Smoke Detector Plan Reviews for new construction or renovations of residential homes - The payments are to be made after the plan review has been completed as this payment varies based on square footage of the home.

The link for the annual and quarterly inspections and for the smoke detector plan review is available on the Fire Prevention & Permits webpage.

Smoke Detector Appointments:

Starting on Monday, June 15, 2020, the Fire Department will start scheduling smoke detector inspections over the phone.  Payment can be made online once your inspection is scheduled or payment will be collected at the time of the appointment (check or money order only).   The Fire Department Smoke Detector webpage has further directions regarding smoke detector inspections and contains the link for online payment.