The Department of Emergency Management plans emergency responses and staffs an Emergency Operations Center at Fire…More Station 2 on Jennings Road during all major natural disasters. This center becomes the central focus of emergency operations when catastrophic events occur in Fairfield.
The town's emergency services information telephone number (203-254-4899) is a product of the Department of Emergency Management.
The 2009-10 budget for the Department of Emergency Management is $25,227 and 50 percent of this budget is reimbursed by state and federal grants.
Fire Chief Richard Felner was appointed in January 2002 as the town's director of emergency management.