The Ashburnham Fire Department runs three engines, a ladder, one tanker, two forestry units, a rescue unit, and one ambulance. … More
Less than 4 percent of the nation’s firefighters are female, and the majority of career fire departments in the U.S. have never hired a female firefighter, according to a Cornell University study in 2008.
The Ashburnham Fire Department prides itself on bucking this trend. As of August 2014, 25% of the Ashburnham Fire Department is female. … More
As a call fire department in a rural community, there is a tremendous amount of volunteering and training that goes on in the Ashburnham Fire Department. In this community, as with many around the world, the fire service runs in the family. We are proud to have three married couples serving our fire department and four of their children serving as active members of the Department. We also have several second and third generation firefighters … More