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.

Notices of Open Meetings and Hearings

Minutes of Open Meetings and Hearings

Recent news & announcements

Press Release

October 8-14 Is Fire Prevention Week 

10/02/2017 Department of Fire Services

“Every Second Counts – Plan Two Ways Out!”

Press Release

Chelsea Firefighter Receives Fire & Life Safety Educator of the Year Award at 23rd Annual Fire & Life Safety Education Conference 

9/29/2017 Department of Fire Services

2017 Fire & Life Safety Educator of the Year Award

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