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Fire Safety for the Public 

We provide fire safety information on a wide range of topics such as alarms, home fire safety, safety for different age groups, and much more.

Information for DFS-Regulated Industries 

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.

Resources for the Fire Service 

DFS supports local fire departments. We do this with training, fire prevention, fire investigation, and emergency response.

DFS Boards and Commissions 

Here you'll find Information about DFS Boards and Commissions, meetings, minutes and members.

Public Records for the Department of Fire Services 

Learn how to request public records from the Department of Fire Services.

Hazardous Materials, Technical Rescue and Special Operations Emergency Responses 

Learn about HazMat, technical rescue and special operations emergency responses in Massachusetts. Learn how to activate a HazMat Team.

Fire & Explosion Investigation Section  

Specially trained State Police are assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal to investigate fires and explosions and to respond to possible explosive devices.