Fire Department

North Station - Located on Rt. 32 (Main Street)


Riverside Station - Located on Rt. 201 (Riverside Drive)

The Vassalboro Fire Department is a totally volunteer department and the number of active firefighters has decreased from a high of 40 to the current 19.  The current Fire Chief is Eric Rowe; he can be reached at 622-7811.

How do I get a burn permit? 

Burn permits are only written when the fire danger is low.  For current Fire Danger rating information go to  The Town of Vassalboro is located in Weather Zone 3.  Burn permits are available at no charge at the Town Office during regular business hours.  Burn permits written at the Town Office are valid only from 5:00 p.m. into the evening hours on the day the permit is written, unless special permission is granted by the Fire Chief.  Other Fire Department Members authorized to write permits are:  Chief Eric Rowe at 622-7811; Maurice Pare at 923-3790; and Donald Breton at 873-7399.  Permits are also available online for a $7.00 fee at: