Steve M. Buxton
Chief of Department
Assistant Fire Chief of Emergency Services
Adam J. Pouliot
Assistant Fire Chief of Professional Standards
Assistant Chief Pouliot joined Nashua Fire Rescue in May of 1999, serving in the suppression division for 12 years as the MPO of Engine Co. 2 and Engine Co. 6. He was a member of the SMART hazardous materials team for many years. In 2012, he transitioned to the Fire Marshal's Office as a Fire Inspector and Investigator. in 2016, he was promoted to Fire Marshal, overseeing the division.
His journey in emergency services began as a paramedic with various private ambulance services, including Rockingham Ambulance and Diluzio Ambulance. Additionally, he dedicated his time to the volunteer fire department in Webster, NH, where he eventually served as Fire Chief for three years.
Throughout his tenure, he also held the role of Director of the Nashua Fireman’s Relief Association, contributing significantly to the department's welfare and safety initiatives.
Assistant Chief Pouliot resides in Amherst with his wife Kelly and their three children AJ, Robert, and Kaitlyn.