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The mission of the Department of Fire Services is to promote and enhance firefighter safety through policy and training, assist and support the fire service community in protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Massachusetts and provide a presence in the Executive Office of Public Safety in order to direct policy and legislation on all fire related matters.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 22D S. 1-4
Establishes Department of Fire Services
MGL C. 6 S. 165A
Massachusetts Firefighting Academy
MGL C. 21K S. 1-9
Mitigation of Hazardous Materials
MGL C. 148 S. 1-59
Fire Prevention Law
St. 2004 C. 304 S. 1-12
An Act Relative to Fire Safety In the Commonwealth
St. 2006 C. 80 S. 1-2
An Act Relative to the Reporting of Reporting of Fires in Schools
St. 2006 C. 140 S. 1-6
An Act Relative to the Loss of Life Due to Fires Caused by Cigarettes (Safe Cigarette Law)


501 CMR 14
Testing, Certification, Marking, and Enforcement of Massachusetts' Fire Standard Compliant Cigarettes
502 CMR
Office of the State Fire Marshal
527 CMR
State Fire Code
530 CMR 2
Fire Safety Commission