The Beverly Fire Department is a career department located on the North Shore of Massachusetts. On December 12, 2020, Peter K. O'Connor was appointed as the new Fire Chief. Chief O'Connor manages 67 Firefighters and Fire Officers as well as 5 full-time professional Fire Alarm Operators that staff the Fire Alarm Dispatch Office.
It is the mission of the Beverly Fire Department to provide high quality fire protection and rescue services to the citizens of the community through professional and competent fire/rescue forces as well as vigorous public education and fire prevention efforts. .
The City of Beverly is roughly 17 square miles of mixed commercial, residential, industrial, and open property. Approximately 40,000 residents are living across the city in roughly 16,000 housing units. The Beverly Fire Department responds to nearly 5,100 emergency calls every year varying from structure fires to motor vehicle accidents and medical aids.