The Mason Island Fire District (MIFD) is a private association responsible for maintaining the roadways and public safety/fire protection services for the Mason Island Property Owners Association (MIPOA). The district currently engages the Mystic Fire Department to provide fire protection services and relies on the Town of Stonington’s Police Department for public safety. The District also oversees the maintenance of the MIPOA roads and rights-of-way; this includes road signs, markings, and traffic control.