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We issue permits and licenses to ensure fire safety for people and companies. We also help to enforce the state fire code and the state electrical code.

The Department of Fire Services helps local fire departments enforce state fire and electrical codes. We provide code compliance support across Massachusetts. We also issue licenses and permits for: boilers and pressure vessels, aboveground storage tanks, blasting and explosives, cannons and mortars, commercial hood cleaning, crowd managers, fireworks and special effects, fire extinguishers, and marine fueling. We administer licensing exams. DFS also provides plan reviews for self-service gas stations.

Contact Information


Stow Campus
1 State Road, P. O. Box 1025, Stow, MA 01775
Springfield Campus
100 Grochmal Avenue, P.O. Box 51025, Springfield, MA 01151
Bridgewater Campus
911 Conant Street, P.O. Box 157, (No access from Flagg Street) Use GPS Coordinates: 41°57′4″ N 70°57′18″ W, Bridgewater, MA 02324


DFS Code Compliance
1 State Road, Stow, MA 01775


Open 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

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