The Wellfleet Fire & Rescue Department is a municipal service of the town of Wellfleet Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, providing advanced life support emergency medical service, fire protection, prevention, and other emergency services.
The mission of the Wellfleet Fire & Rescue Department is to preserve life, protect property and promote safety through fire prevention, public education and emergency response.
Code of Ethics
My fundamental responsibility as a “Protector of Society” is the safeguarding and preservation of human life and property against the elements of fire and disaster. I will never allow personal feelings, nor danger to self, to deter my responsibilities. I will, without provocation, recognize and uphold the responsibilities of my duties, dedicating myself, before God and to the public, who have placed their faith in me and my chosen profession.
The Wellfleet Fire Department and its members are associated with numerous professional organizations, including:
1. To promote the interests of the Wellfleet Fire Department.
2. To aid the Wellfleet Fire Department and its firefighters in providing Firefighting, Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services to the town of
3. To provide education in Firefighting, Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services, and to acquire firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical equipment for donation to the Wellfleet Fire Department.
4. To encourage close and friendly relations between the Wellfleet Fire Department and the residents of the Town of
The Wellfleet Firefighter’s Relief Association provides the funding that allows us to make this web site available.
The Wellfleet Employees Association
The Wellfleet Employees Association represents the Wellfleet town employees who are not covered by individual employment contracts or other labor agreements. Our call firefighters and our administrative assistant are represented by two of the three units that make up the WEA.
The Wellfleet Permanent Fire Fighters Association
The Wellfleet Permanent Fire Fighters Association represents the department’s career firefighters. It is organized within the International Association of Fire Fighters as Local 4342, and is affiliated with the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts.
Other associated organizations include:
The Fire Chiefs’ Association of
The International Association of Fire Chiefs
Links to these organizations, and many others, may be found in the "Links" section of this web site.