Jason Ehrets, District Chief
The mission of the Fire Prevention Division is to help prevent the occurrence of fire, protect lives and to preserve property through education, enforcement, and engineering.
John Powers, Deputy Chief
The mission of the Fire Operations Division is as follows:
Adam Roche, Acting Deputy Chief
The mission of the Support Services Division is as follows:
Anthony Grokaitis, District Chief
The mission of the Training Division is to initiate and supervise the job development of firefighters commencing with the probationary period and continuing throughout their career. The Division provides the highest quality professional development training sessions to all personnel, allowing for the safe and efficient discharge of duties by members of the Worcester Fire Department.
Along with assisting in the hiring process and training new recruits, the staff is tasked with the continued coordination of required departmental recertification programs so members may retain their qualifications, certificates and/or licensing in such subjects as:
The Division also initiates training on new equipment, and the latest firefighting practices being used across the country.
The Worcester Fire Department has a relationship with local academia that fosters the utilization of our members in the development of new technologies and equipment currently being developed.
This video captures the true essence of becoming a Worcester firefighter, highlighting the basic training techniques in ladder work, breathing apparatuses, roof ventilation and more.
141 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
24 Hours X 7 Days