The Northfield Fire Department deeply regrets to inform you of the passing of active firefighter, Nathan Hutchinson. Nate started as a Northfield Junior Firefighter in 2000 and was a member of the department from 2006 to 2009 at which time he went into the military service with the Army National Guard. Upon his return, he was an active firefighter from 2012 to present.

Calling hours will be Friday July 14, from 6 to 8pm at the Kidder Funeral Home, 1 Parker Ave. in Northfield. Any firefighters wishing to participate, meet at the Northfield Fire Station in uniform at 5:30pm and the delegation will proceed to the Kidder Funeral Home prior to the 6pm calling hours. The funeral service will be private at the request of the family.

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Welcome to the Official website of the Northfield Fire Department.

We hope that you enjoy the site and what it offers.

We urge you all to read and learn from the Fire Safety Pages on our site. There are many useful tips on preventing various problems and what to do should you find yourself and family in a dangerous situation.


If you have an emergency, your first step should always be dailing 911!

Here you will learn about who we are and what we do as firefighters in the Town of Northfield Massachusetts.

You will also find pictures in our Photo Gallery. Here you can see some of the history of the department, recent events, as well as our current and past responding Fire Apparatus.

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