The Longmeadow Fire Department focuses on minimizing the threats to the lives and properties of residents through education, code enforcement and cooperative community involvement. The department provides fire prevention and medical services 24 hours a day. It responds to emergency situations and employs more than 20 staff members. In addition, the Longmeadow Fire Department offers auto extrication and ice and river rescue solutions. The department maintains a fleet of fire engines, trucks and cars. It has an ambulance that is equipped with life-saving equipment. The Longmeadow Fire Department operates an emergency medical services division. The department is a part of the government of Longmeadow Town in Massachusetts.