The Littleton Fire Department is a combination department consisting of a full-time Chief, a full-time Deputy 4 full-time Lieutenants, 4 full-time Firefighter/EMTs, 8 full-time Firefighter/Paramedics, a full-time executive assistant, 4 on-call officers, 12 on-call Firefighters and/or EMTs.
The department serves Littleton, Massachusetts, a suburban community of about 9,700 residents approximately 25 miles west of Boston and located along Interstate 495. The community's composition is making a transition from agricultural to primarily residential and business. Communities adjacent to the west are much more rural while those to the east and north are considered truly suburban.
The Littleton Fire Department responded to 2,309 emergency service calls in 2022.
The department currently operates three engine/rescue companies, a 101-foot tower ladder company, two ALS-level ambulances, a forestry unit, a hazardous materials spill containment trailer, and various other support vehicles. The department also offers marine and cold water/ice rescue capabilities.