Town Services and Departments

Animal Control Officer

Please contact the local Animal Control Officer for any domestic animal problems by calling

Robert Larabee at 207-743-8213

If you have concerns with a wild animal, please contact the

Game Warden Service at 1-800-228-0857.


Buckfield Sumner Solid Waste Transfer Station


The Towns of Buckfield and Sumner many years ago combined our facility to better serve both communities.
The Transfer Station is located at 114 Sumner Road on Route #140 between Buckfield and Sumner. The Transfer Station is open Wednesday and Saturday.

Hours:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

If you have recently moved to Buckfield or Sumner, please go to your Town Office to obtain your
Transfer Station Permit Sticker. 

If you have any questions regarding the Buckfield-Sumner Transfer Station, please feel free to call either
Buckfield Town Office @ 207-336-2521 or Sumner Town Office @ 207-388-2866.

To view the Maine Waste to Energy website and their services please go to the link below.

Maine Waste to Energy

Swap Shop Open Wednesday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Code Enforcement Officer, Local Plumbing Inspector

The Code Enforcement Officer and Shoreland Zoning Agent for the Town of Buckfield is Kingston Brown, he can be reached by phone at (207) 595-4555, or by e-mail at


Fire Department

Buckfield Fire Department is always looking for new members.  If you are interested in joining our Department please stop by the Fire-Rescue Station or the Town Office for more information, or call the Fire Department at 207-336-2999.

If you need an Open Burn Permit, please click HERE.  


Always remember to check the Maine Wildfire Danger and Class Day Report before burning by visiting  If the Class day is High, Very High or Extreme outdoor burning will not be allowed.


Fire Chief - Adam Dupile

Please remember to check your Smoke Detector(s) and your C02 Monitor twice a year.

Also, please display your E 9-1-1 address properly so that Emergency Vehicles will be able to locate your home quickly.


General Assistance

For more information regarding General Assistance, please contact the Town Office at (207) 336-2521 and ask for the General Assistance Director at during normal office hours.  If this is an emergency and the office is closed, please call Oxford County Non-Emergency Dispatch at (207) 743-9554 and ask them to contact the General Assistance Director, Cameron Hinkley or Alyssa Phillips.

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may download the application using the link on the home page of this website, or may do so at the Town Office during the following time(s):


Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Guide to General Assistance


For questions regarding the General Assistance Program, please call The Department of Human Services’ toll-free telephone number at (800) 442-6003.


Public Works Department and Road Commissioner

The Road Commissioner for the Town of Buckfield is Weldon Lucas.  He can be reached at (207) 336-2526 or (207) 576-9121 during normal business hours as well as by email at .  If this is a night time, holiday or weekend road emergency, please contact the Oxford County Non-Emergency Dispatch Center at 207-743-9554 and ask them to contact the Road Commissioner or Road Foreman.


Rescue Department

In the spring of 2005, the Buckfield Rescue Unit, Inc. was dissolved as an Incorporation and became part of the municipality of Buckfield.  The service still consists of dedicated on call employees and per-diem employees.  


Buckfield Rescue's communities have been designated a Maine Heartsafe Community. HeartSafe Communities is a recognition program based on the "Chain of Survival", which has been implemented in other states and countries to help obtain this goal. Its purpose is to recognize the excellent work being done by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) programs throughout Maine, and to provide further opportunities to enhance community partnerships, resources and services to improve cardiovascular health, and decrease deaths due to cardiovascular-related events, including SCA, Heart Attack and Stroke.



The Department is always in need of interested people to join the organization in any capacity.  If you are interested, please contact the members listed below for more information:
Buckfield Rescue Station - 207-336-2999

Chief of Service - Floyd "Chip" Richardson
Assistant Chief/Training Officer- Heather Bowlin
QI Officer - Norman Richardson

Stop by the Fire-Rescue Station any time for any information you may need.


The Buckfield Rescue Department holds its monthly business meetings on the first Monday of every month and the second Monday of the month if a holiday occurs. The meetings start at 7pm.  


Buckfield Rescue  can provide other, more specific programs upon request. Please do not hesitate to contact us about any of our public training programs.


Community Education Classes

These classes will cover subjects such as;

Heart Attack



and much more!!

Please contact the station for details!


"There is no higher honor than to be given the responsibility to care for another human being"

-Richard K. Schachern

 Maine EMS Website
Tri County EMS Website


Zadoc Long Free Library

The Zadoc Long Free Library is Back to Regular Hours!
Come See Us!
Monday & Wednesday: 1 pm - 7 pm
Tuesday:  9 am - 7 pm
Saturday:  9 am - 3 pm
Telephone:  207-336-2171
Library Director:  Kathy Hladik
Deputy Library Director: Hannah Abbott