Chiefs Page

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On behalf of the men and women of the Watertown Fire Department, I welcome you to the Fire Department website.

Established in 1857, the Watertown Fire Department has a long history of dedication and service to the residents of the City.  The Department is steeped with pride and rich in tradition.

Our mission is to provide the highest skilled response to our residents and users in their time of need.  We are ever challenged with the task of improving our Fire, Emergency Medical Services and Specialized Rescue that we provide, and work to be there whenever the need arises.

The Watertown Fire Department continues to meet the challenges of change.  These changes are internal as well as external.  The positive attitude and sheer determination of our personnel make this Fire Department the benchmark of quality service.

Our commitment to our users, is to be a professional and well-prepared Emergency Services Provider.  We continue to make the City of Watertown a better and safer place in which to live, work and visit.

Please take a moment to browse our website and learn more about the Fire Department, both past and present.

Should you have any questions or would like additional information, please feel free to contact me.


Gregory G. Michalek

Fire Chief