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On behalf of the members of the Wells Fire Department, welcome to the Town of Wells Fire Department’s website. We hope you will find our site useful and informative for your viewing pleasure.

If anytime you have any ideas for us or suggestions please email or stop by and let us know your thoughts. This website will be an accumulation of information and services that we provide to you, our customer.

Our web-page is under construction and will be continually updated as events and information become available to you.WElls Fire Department engine

Command Staff

Chief Mark Dupuis

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Before joining the Wells Fire Department, Chief Dupuis served 30 years with the Rochester, New Hampshire Fire Department. He started in Rochester as a firefighter in 1988 and rose to become lieutenant and fire marshal. He began serving as Rochester’s Assistant Chief in 2011 and retired from the Rochester Fire Department in 2018. 

Chief Dupuis has an Associate of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire and Emergency Management. He earned his Executive Fire Officer’s Certificate from the Nation Fire Academy in Maryland. 

Acting Captain Marc Cutherbertson

Captain Jeffrey Cullen

Captain Jeff Nawfel


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Linda Rizzo, Executive Assistant to the Fire Chief

Linda Rizzo has worked for the Wells Fire Department since 2016.

Shift Personnel

Marc Cuthbertson, Acting CaptainJeffrey Cullen, CaptainJeff Nawfel, Captain
Wayne HamDavid TobeckJoshua Hart
Sean ConnellZachery LitvinchykSean Connell
Matthew MaGill
Tyler Belanger

Call Firefighters

Wells Fire Department has approximately 10 active call members who respond to emergencies, maintain their training or attend other necessary requirements set by the department during the time away from their jobs and families. Each member is assigned to 1 of 2 sub-stations. Each sub-station is assigned a call officer. The department is always looking for new members.

Kevin ProutyTyler McDermottJames Chadbourne
Garrett Earley
Chris AllenBob O'Connell
Richard Bittle

Junior Firefighter Program

Wells Fire Department supports a Junior Firefighter program for students 16/17 years old.

Wells Lifeguards

Wells lifeguards, under the supervision of the Fire Chief, watch over the tens of thousands of visitors to our 4 beautiful beaches from June through September. The Town is looking for certified lifeguards every spring to work the summer season.