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New England is known for having harsh weather. Whether it is a snowstorm or a hurricane, being prepared can help you handle the storm or other emergencies better until help comes. 

Below are links to help you be prepared for what either Mother nature or life throws at you. 

Radio Frequency

Listen anytime to the Duxbury Fire Department radio at the callsign WPFD963

You can download the app Zello to listen to DXFD below


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Emergency Safety Alert Signup

The Town of Duxbury wants you to know when we have an emergency or to provide you with severe weather updates.

We encourage all of our residents to sign up to receive emergency alerts and severe weather warnings that could directly impact you and your family. 


By signing up using the link below, the Town of Duxbury is able to send you emergency alerts via text message, email, pager, or voice mail (in extreme cases), based on your preferences.

The system is intended to be used for emergency alerts, as well as non emergency incidents that may have significant impacts to residents.  Emergency Alerts could be related to specific hazards that require some kind of action be taken such as evacuation, shelter in place, boil water orders, etc. Non-emergency alerts could include significant transportation problems with prolonged impacts or significant ongoing police or fire activity. This list is not meant to be all inclusive, and demonstrates that this system will not be used for routine information. In addition to receiving information on y0ur wireless device, you may also receive notification on your land telephone line (if you have one) depending on the type of incident or event. 


By using the link above, please provide your address and preferred method(s) of

contact. Adding your address will allow tailoring so you do not receive alerts that don't pertain to your geographical area. 


These alerts are provided free of charge, however standard text messaging rates and other charges may apply.


 If you wish to subscribe to SMS text messages only, text your zip code to 38276. There is also a mobile app available.



Be prepared for New England storms by creating an emergency kit and plan for your family. To learn how at 



Storm Preparedness Quick Sheets



Some of the top causes of fires are in the home. Keeping your home safe and prepared for ann emergency will  keep your family safe.

Home Fire Safety Quick Sheets


Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are the first indicators that there is an emergency. They save thousands of lives every year. It is important to make sure all smoke and CO detectors are working.


Fire Safety Quick Sheets

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Winter Preparedness

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The Duxbury Fire Department would like to help make sure you and your family have a safe winter season. Please check out the winter safety tips below.

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