Chief Steve M. Buxton has been a professional Fire Fighter since 1992, he joined Nashua Fire Rescue in December of 1996. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2004, to the rank of Captain in 2013, Deputy Fire Chief in April of 2018, Assistant Chief Sept. 2020 and Chief of Nashua Fire Rescue Department March 2022.
Chief Buxton is an original member of the Nashua Fire Rescue Dive Team and the SMART Hazardous Materials Response Team. He served as Dive Team Captain from 2012 until his promotion to Deputy Chief in 2018. In addition to numerous state and national certifications, he holds an Associate’s degree in Fire Science from New Hampshire Technical College in Laconia, NH. In 2017 he received his Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science from Anna Maria College in Paxton Massachusetts.
Chief Buxton and his wife Heidi reside in the city and have two grown children.