Fire & Rescue

Fire Station

News and Updates

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Mission Statement

Durham Fire & Rescue and its membership shall provide the Town of Durham with the highest possible level of safety and service, through education, prevention, and the delivery of emergency fire, rescue, and medical services.


The Durham Fire and Rescue Department receives an average of over 300 emergency calls each year. These emergencies include house and car fires, automobile accidents, wildfires, Emergency Medical Service calls and more.  We utilize a combination staffing model consisting of a full-time Fire Rescue Chief, part-time cross trained Office Manager, volunteer Assistant Chief, volunteer fire and rescue members and supplemental per-diem staff.

Our station (see photo above) is located at 615 Hallowell Road in Durham.


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Joseph Moore Fire and Rescue Chief 207-353-2473
Diana Dimock Office Manager FFII & AEMT 207-353-2473