The Sanford Fire Department does much more than just put out fires. The primary function of the Fire Department is to prevent and minimize loss of life and property.

The Fire Department is trained and equipped to perform:

  • Structural firefighting
  • Basic emergency medical services
  • Vehicle accident extrication
  • Confined space rescue
  • Trench rescue
  • Hazardous Materials Incidents
  • Provides Fire and Life Safety Education
  • Car seat inspection and installation
  • Fire Inspections
  • Residential smoke alarms
  • Various Other Community Services
We invite you to tour our stations one of our three stations!

The Sanford Fire Department will set up programs within the city limits for clubs, schools, preschools, day cares and other groups for Fire & Life Safety Education.

These programs can include a fire safety discussion, Fire Pup, Freddie the Fire Truck, exploration of a fire truck, and more based on age group and availability.