Department of Fire Services (DFS)

The Department of Fire Services provides training for firefighters, fire prevention, fire code enforcement, education to the general public, and oversees fire investigations through the Office of the State Fire Marshal. We support the fire service in the protection of life and property, promote and enhance firefighter safety, and provide fire service leadership through policy and legislation.

Contact Us

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Stow Campus
1 State Road, P. O. Box 1025, Stow, MA 01775
Springfield Campus
100 Grochmal Avenue, Springfield, MA 01151

Who we serve

The Department of Fire Services provides the fire services, regulated industries, and citizens with training, education, prevention, investigation, and emergency response services throughout the Commonwealth. This work includes training firefighters, hazardous material response, fire investigation, public education in fire and life safety, incident support, and more.

Recent news & announcements


May 2018 DFS Briefs  

5/01/2018 Department of Fire Services

May 2018 DFS Briefs

Press Release

May is Electrical Safety Month 

4/25/2018 Department of Fire Services

May is Electrical Safety Month

Upcoming Events


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