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Early morning fire breaks out at Waste Management, no injuries reported

At 4:52am on October 28th, the Rochester Fire Department responded to a fire at Waste Management, Building 8, located at 479 Steele Road. According to Assistant Chief Tim Wilder, the fire started in the Materials Recovery Facility where Waste Management houses recyclables.“The fire sprinkler system...

Fire Prevention Week planned for October 9-15

The Rochester Fire Department is pleased to announce that October 9-15, 2022 is Fire Prevention Week. The theme set by the National Fire Protection Association is 'Fire Won’t Wait, Plan your Escape'. According to Deputy Chief Adam Hughes, one of the easiest (and most important)...

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Fire Department introduces two risk reduction programs to help residents

The Rochester Fire Department is pleased to announce two risk reduction programs that aim...

Dennis Dube is the next Fire Chief for the City of Rochester

In a letter to staff on June 23rd, City Manager Blaine Cox announced that...

Deputy Chief of Prevention: “Sprinklers and smoke detectors save lives.”

On June 19th, the Rochester Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in...

City of Rochester accepting applications for Fire Chief

The City of Rochester is seeking a new Fire Chief, following Mark Klose's retirement...

Rochester Fire Chief remembers 9/11 on the 20th anniversary

September marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and two decades later, the memories remain...

Red Cross offers FREE Virtual Preparedness Training

The Red Cross wants to help prepare families for emergencies. They have launched free virtual...

Video: Rochester Fire Chief receives COVID-19 vaccination

Dozens of first responders received COVID-19 vaccines during the first couple days of operations...

RFD Chief receives NHCFO II designation

Rochester Fire Department Chief, Mark Klose, officially received the NHCFO II designation from the...

Governor Sununu lifts ban on burning

Due to the extreme drought conditions in early October, Governor Sununu released an emergency...

Rochester Fire Department Closed For Non-Emergency Walk-in Services Until Further Notice

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Strafford County and the City of...

Gov. Sununu Issues Proclamation Prohibiting Open Fires and Smoking In and Near NH Woodlands

Gov. Christopher T. Sununu has issued a proclamation that bans both outdoor burning and...

Fire Chief Warns Level 4 Fire Danger, No Burning

Dry air mass and breezy conditions will combine with dead and dry fuels such...

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WATCH: Planning Board – 11/21/22

VIDEO: Planning Board - 11/21/22. Agenda items included: Communications from the Chair, Public comment,...

Work on Route 16 at Rochester Toll, will impact traffic starting 11/28

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will be closing one lane just north...

Municipal offices closed for Thanksgiving weekend

Municipal offices will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November...

Economic Development welcomes Any Eventz LLC to Rochester

The City of Rochester Economic Development Department is pleased to welcome Any Eventz LLC...