Department of Fire Services (DFS)

Department of Fire Services

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.

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


March 2018 DFS Briefs 

2/28/2018 Department of Fire Services

March 2018 DFS Briefs

Press Release

Fire Officials Ask People to Change Your Clock, Check Your Alarms This Weekend 

3/05/2018 Department of Fire Services

Fire officials urge the public to test their smoke and CO alarms and replace alarms that are more than 10 years old

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