Ambulance/Emergency Medical Services

This department reports to the Fire Chief who is appointed by the Board of Fire Engineers. It operates a BLS (Basic Life Support) ambulance, with ALS paramedics (Advanced Life Support) provided by mutual aid fire departments or private ambulance service.

Contacting Ambulance/Emergency Medical Services

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency Telephone: (508) 785-1130
Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222

Mailing Address:
1 Walpole Street
P.O. Box 303
Dover, MA 02030

Position Employee Email
Chief John (Jay) M. Hughes, III doverfire@doverma.org
Deputy Chief Craig Hughes streets@doverma.org

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I call for an ambulance?
For emergencies, call 911. For other situations, call 508-785-1130.

What hospital will I be taken to?
It is policy to go to the closest appropriate medical facility but a specific hospital can be requested.

Do I get charged for an ambulance call?
Yes. In most instances your insurance company will be billed. You will then be billed for any remaining balance.

How do I become a Dover EMT?
Please call the Deputy Fire Chief (Craig Hughes) at 508-785-0058 ext. 110.