Message From The Chief

Welcome to the Hamden Fire Department. The men and women of our Department are dedicated to providing citizens and visitors with the most responsive and professional service possible. Our mission is to protect the lives and property of a diverse community that is comprised of citizens who are actively engaged in ensuring that Hamden is safe and prepared.

As the Fire Chief, I want to encourage you to look at the services our Department has to offer. Your Fire Department is actively engaged in the community through a variety of programs aimed to meet your needs. Delivering exceptional emergency response, disaster preparedness and fire prevention education to you, our customers, remains our priority.

We understand the trust placed in us by our community is integral to the performance of our duties. We are committed to honest and ethical behavior, and we will hold ourselves accountable to these values.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments you may have regarding services or programs offered through the Hamden Fire Department.

Thank you for your continued support.

 David A. Berardesca
 Fire Chief



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