Fire Chief Message

Chief Jones

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Amherst Fire Department. We are very proud of our department and the members that provide the service to you. The Amherst Fire Department is a composite fire department consisting of highly dedicated career and volunteer firefighters. This department aspires to service our citizens, prevent fires, protect property and, efficiently mitigate incidents when they do occur.

The members of the Amherst fire department are very proud to serve our citizens and our visitors, and are committed to providing excellent delivery of fire services and outstanding customer service.


Greg Jones,
Director of Fire Services


Vision Statement

The Amherst Fire Department by means of a team approach, will set measurable objectives to be reached, by continuously being trained. Give community support and involvement by dedicated, responsible, and reliable personnel. This will enable us to be a proactive community organization, always keeping an open mind on current social trends, while being ethical, professional and recognizing the rights of others.

Mission Statement

The Amherst Fire Department will under the direction of its Chief and by the means of its members, commit to providing residents, the most capable Fire and Emergency Service possible, while promoting safety and quality of life.