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Volunteer Fire Department

Thank you for visiting the Town of Sumner's Volunteer Fire Department webpage. This page serves to provide our community information and resources regarding safety and assistance. 


The Sumner Volunteer Fire Department always welcomes new members. If interested in joining, please contact the Sumner Town Office. 

          Fire/Medical Emergencies: 

          DIAL  9-1-1


          Oxford County Dispatch 

          (207) 743 - 9554

Bob Stewart 

Sumner Fire Department Chief 
633 Main Street

Sumner, ME 04292

(207) 357 – 5453


Wally Litchfield

Sumner Fire Department Warden

633 Main Street

Sumner, ME 04292

(207) 388 – 2402


Volunteer Fire Firefighter Trainings are held every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM in the Sumner Fire Barn (located at the Sumner Town Office.)


Volunteer Fire Department Meetings are held every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Sumner Town Office.

If you need an Open Burn Permit:


This online service allows people to purchase an open burning permit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Permits are $7.00 each and $2.00 from each permit goes to the organized municipality where it was purchased.

         Purchase Burn Permit

ALWAYS REMEMER: to check the Maine Wildfire Danger and Class Day Report before burning. 

         Wildfire Danger Report


For additional questions or more information about the Sumner Volunteer Fire Department, please contact the Sumner Town Office.