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The Fire Department is an organization of dedicated professionals who are committed to serving the community by protecting life, property, and the environment through prevention, education, emergency medical and fire services.

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    November 15, 2014 Boston Fire Alarm Operator Exam

    There will be an additional $50 fee for applications received after October 14, 2014 and NO applications will be accepted after October 20, 2014.

    For more information and to apply online for the 2014 Boston Fire Alarm Operator Exam view the posting or call 617-343-3024 for more information.

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  • New Ordinance Enacted in Boston

    Regulating the use and sale of outdoor cooking appliances, outdoor patio and space heaters, outdoor decorative appliances, and outdoor fireplaces. On July 30, 2014 the Boston City Council amended the Boston Fire Prevention Code by passing Article XXXIII of the Boston Fire Prevention Code.

    Article XXXIII of the Boston Fire Prevention Code

  • Think Safety First When Planning Your Barbecue

    BFD offers tips and advice on barbecue safety.

    Barbecue Safety Information

  • Massachusetts Smoke Alarm Laws

    Massachusetts smoke alarm laws are changed as of January 2010.

    Smoke Alarm Laws & Information

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  • Blizzard Update 1-28-15
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosts a press conference in City Hall to provide an update on the blizzard and City of Boston storm operations. Watch Video »
  • Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn Swearing-In Ceremony
    Mayor Walsh attends the swearing-in ceremony of Boston's new Fire Commissioner, Joseph Finn, at Engine 20 Firehouse.Watch Video »

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