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News and Updates


4/26/18 - This early morning crash on Route 3 left one patient trapped with serious injuries.


4/24/18 - This out of control permit fire on Temple St. was quickly handled by DXFD.

Storm Riley

3/13/18 - While still recovering from the last Nor'easter, Winter Storm Riley dropped more snow on Duxbury. 72 calls were handled in 12 hours.

School Bus

3/8/18 - With Gurnet Road still flooded, High Water 9 gave an assist to 3 kids getting to school.


3/2/18 - Close to 200 emergency calls were answered by the DXFD throughout Winter Storm Riley.


3/1/18 - Duxbury Firefighters are preparing for a large flooding event by getting the High Water Rescue Truck in service. This military surplus truck was obtained at no cost to taxpayers. 

Brush Fire

2/28/18 - This brush fire along the powerlines was stopped right before it reached a shed.


1/24/18 - Duxbury Firefighters train on ice rescue techniques.


1/9/18 - 1 person was injured in this rollover on Route 3. 


1/7/18 - Engine 3 responded to a working fire in Pembroke.


1/7/18 - This rollover at West Street and Barnswallon Lane resulted in no injuries. 

Water Rescue

1/4/18 - 36 calls for service in 24 hours kept firefighters busy during the winter storm "Grayson". Here, a firefighter wades through flood water to rescue a resident. 


12/18/17 - Shift 2 trained today on vehicle extrication.


12/15/17 - A reported building fire resulted in a fire in an eletric heater. Firefighters assisted the homeowner.


12/12/17 - All three ambulances were in use today as firefighters responded to an MVA along with other simultaneous calls. 


12/8/17 - Congratulations to FF/Paramedic Justin Stratton who graduated from the Massachusetts Fire Academy.

Ambulance 3

12/5/17 - Duxbury's 3rd advanced life support ambulance is now in service, allowing us to respond to more simultaneous calls.

Chimney Fire - Evergreen Street

11/14/17 - Firefighters responded to this chimney fire on Evergreen Street. A quick knockdown resulted in no extension.

Winslow St. Fire

11/1/17 - At 1:27 AM the morning after Halloween, Duxbury Firefighters extinguished this fully involved building fire on Winslow Street. (more)


10/22/17 - 11 calls in 24 hours included a kitchen fire, brush fire, and this dog rescue on the marsh. (more)


10/8/17 - A grease fire at 32 Tremont Street resulted in a sprinkler activation and heavy water damage after water was thrown on the fire.

10/4/17 - A prescribed burn in the Myles Standish State Forest offered great training oppurtunities to Duxbury Firefighters.


10/3/17 - Duxbury Firefighters are teaching fire safety to students throughout the month of October.


10/1/17 - The 2017 Open House was a huge success! Thanks to all the visitors and gracious donors!


9/24/17 - 1 patient was trapped in this MVA on Route 3. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to extricate the patient.

9/15/17 - Members from Duxbury Fire participated in Operation Score, a multi-agency, multi-day training operation at Joint Base Cape Cod.

9/11/17 - A memorial was held at Duxbury Fire Headquarters in rememberance of those lost on 9/11.

9/11/17 (cont) - Duxbury Firefighters deliver relief supplies to Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

9/1/17 - Special delivery! Duxbury paramedics delivered a healthy baby boy on Route 3 just after 8 am.

8/30/17 - A fan caused a fire in Alden School overnight, causing significant smoke and heat damage.

8/26/17 - A patient was ejected from this rollover on Route 3 southbound near the North St. overpass.

8/23/17 - 2+ acres of brush and a small building burned near Round Pond. Firefighters from Duxbury and neighboring communities were on scene for multiple hours. (more)

8/8/17 - Firefighters arrived to this building fire on Brick Hill Lane with heavy fire showing. (more)

7/24/17 - Congratulations to Justin Stratton on his swearing in as a full time Firefighter/Paramedic.

7/19/17 - Several Duxbury Firefighters responded to Cohasset to assist in the removal of a man from a cesspool.

7/16/17 - This rollover on Oak St. resulted in no injuries.

6/29/17 - Duxbury Firefighters were called for an imminent birth in the early morning and assisted the new parents after the delivery.

6/26/17 - An overturned kayak was found near Bug Light early in the morning, Duxbury Fire assisted the Duxbury Harbormaster and the U.S. Coast Guard in a water search.

6/26/17 (con't) - The same day (6/26/17) units handled a rollover on East Street. 1 patient was treated.


6/12/17 - This RV fire on Route 3 was the end to a busy weekend including a dryer fire, water rescue and numerous other calls.

5/26/17 - Duxbury Fire, Police, and Harbormaster worked together to rescue a kayaker in distress off of Massasoit Road.

5/20/17 - This rollover with 2 patients trapped on Route 3 NB finished off a busy week for Duxbury Firefighters. During the week Duxbury Ladder 1 responded to Marshfield for a Working Fire on 5/18/17 and Engine 2 covered their station on 5/19/17 for a boat fire.

4/2/17 - An extremely busy weekend in Duxbury included 2 reported fires, a possible found explosive device, and many others calls.


3/20/17 - Engine 2 arrived to this building fire on Temple Street with fire showing.

2/22/17 - Companies responded to the pond behind Alden School and rescued a dog that fell through the ice.

2/9/17 - Companies were busy around town with wires and trees down, MVAs, and medical calls happening throughout the blizzard.

1/30/17 - This rollover on Route 3 resulted in no injuries, but closed part of the highway.

1/16/17 - The 2016 Year in Review video has been released! Watch it here and keep up with us on Twitter here and here.

1/3/17 - The ROCCC officially began dispatching for the town of Halifax.