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MassGIS Data: DFS State Fire Districts

September 2019
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Overview

Sample of Massachusetts State Fire Districts

The MA State Fire Districts were established by Executive Order No. 221 on June 30, 1982 by Governor Edward King. They are organized and coordinated under the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. Each State Fire District is responsible for working together internally with the member fire departments to provide mutual assistance to one another on a routine basis and externally with other State Fire Districts when an incident occurs that overwhelms a single district’s resources by activating the statewide fire mobilization plan. The district layer was created by coding each town with numbers 1-15 and then dissolving the town boundaries.

This layer is stored in ArcSDE and distributed as DFS_SFD_POLY.

Attributes

The polygon attribute table contains the following fields:

Field Description
STATE_FIRE Fire District Number
COUNT_SF A count of the local fire departments and districts that make up each state fire district
FIRST_DEPT First department in the district, alphabetically
LAST_DEPT Last department in the district, alphabetically

Maintenance

The Massachusetts Department of Fire Services will provide any updates to MassGIS.

Last Updated 9/30/2019

Contributor
Modified Date
2019-10-07
Release Date
2019-09-30
Identifier
25f61697-0258-403d-8ab1-7da91f614fc1
License
Public Access Level
Public
Data Quality
False
Language
English (United States)