• 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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  • Beacon Street Fire One Year Anniversary
    Mayor Walsh unveils a plaque in remembrance of Lt. Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy on the anniversary of the fire on Beacon Street. Watch Video »
  • Snow Storm Update 2-16-15
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosts a press conference in City Hall to provide an update on the snow storm and City of Boston operations.Watch Video »

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