The Charlton Fire Department is a member of the Mass Fire District 7 Regional Dive Team with 25 towns from Southern Worcester County. Serving a population of approx. 414,691 residents between the 25 cities and towns to provide underwater search, rescue and recovery operations. Charlton team members are comprised of both firefighters and police officers from the Town of Charlton. They respond to any water incident that has the potential of a victim being under the water. The team is also available to the area Police Departments to assist in underwater evidence recovery.