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.
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.
DFS supports local fire departments. We do this with training, fire prevention, fire investigation, and emergency response.
Here you'll find Information about DFS Boards and Commissions, meetings, minutes and members.
Learn how to request public records from the Department of Fire Services.
Learn about the Massachusetts Hazardous Materials Emergency Response System. Learn how to activate a HazMat Team.
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.