Town of Alton

Official Website of Alton, New Hampshire

Welcome to Alton Fire & Rescue

The mission of the Alton Fire/Rescue Department is to provide the citizens of Alton with effective and efficient Fire, Medical, Rescue, and Environmental Protection Services. This mission is to also provide other necessary emergency services essential to the health, safety, and well-being of the community. These services include, but are not limited to, pre-hospital care, emergency medical services and transportation, hazardous rescue, and the mitigation of man-made or natural catastrophes.

Our #1 priority is public safety and personal protection. Committed to Community Service

24 hrs/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/yr.


Hours of Operation

Emergency Incident Response: 24 hours

Office: Monday - Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM


Emergency: Dial 911

Central Station (Headquarters): (603) 875-0222

Headquarters Fax: 603-875-0226


Mailing Address

Alton Fire-Rescue Department
PO BOX 472
Alton, NH 03809

Physical Address

65 Frank C. Gilman Hwy
Alton, NH 03809

Free Burn Permits are available at the Central Fire Station during business hours (M-F 8:00AM to 4:30PM) at 65 Frank C Gilman Highway Alton, NH.

You may also obtain a Permit to Burn online 24/7 through the State of NH Division of Forest and Lands Website. Please note that the State does charge a few dollars for the online permits.

You MUST print out a copy of the permit to have on site of the location where you are burning!

Take me to the NH Forest and Lands Online Permit System

If you are in need of a KNOX BOX for your property because you have an alarm system, you can order it from the Knox Corporation's website. The link provided below will take you to their website. Enter in "Alton" for City and "NH" for State. Add the item(s) that you would like to purchase to the cart and fill in any of the requested information needed for approval.

Once you enter in the requested information, the Alton Fire Department will be able to approve your purchase. This approval will enable you to make a payment.

Take me to Knox Box Ordering

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Department Training includes Fire and EMS

  • Risk Watch Program
  • Fire Prevention Program
  • Firesetters Intervention Team "FIT" Program


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