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Heads of Fire Departments, new this year, we are accepting nominations for the annual Firefighter of the Year Awards to honor outstanding acts of heroism and bravery as well as community service by Massachusetts firefighters on a rolling basis, so that you can forward a nomination at any time. Included in the DFS Briefs you will find the criteria and nomination form due by July 14, 2017 for incidents that took place in FY17.

In addition, the February DFS Briefs contains and advisory on inspection requirements of residential structures upon sale or transfer, information on the upcoming Senior Fire Officer Forum, safety tips for open burning and information from our Keep Warm, Keep Safe campaign in several languages. 

Please be sure to avail yourself to all of the important information contained in the February DFS Briefs.


Inspection requirements of residential structures upon sale or transfer to assure compliance with the Commonwealth's carbon monoxide alarm requirements. pdf format of Inspection CO detectors Upon Sale or Transfer

28th Annual Firefighter of the Year pdf format of FFOY Memo

Criteria pdf format of FFOY Criteria

Nomination Form pdf format of FFOY Nomination Form


Senior Fire Officer Forum: Surviving the Insult pdf format of SFOF Surviving the Insult

MFA Course Calendar February – March 2017  pdf format of MFA Course Calendar February – March 2017

Public Education:

Safety Tips for Open Burning Season pdf format of Open Burning Safety

Keep Warm, Keep Safe – English pdf format of KWKS English

Keep Warm, Keep Safe – Spanish pdf format of KWKS Spanish

Keep Warm, Keep Safe – Portugese pdf format of KWKS Portugese

Keep Warm, Keep Safe – Chinese pdf format of KWKS Chinese

Keep Warm, Keep Safe – Vietnamese pdf format of KWKS Vietnamese

Keep Warm, Keep Safe – Haitian Creole pdf format of KWKS Haitian Creole

Keep Warm, Keep Safe – Russian pdf format of KWKS Russian

Print All DFS Briefs for February 2017 pdf format of AllFebBriefs
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