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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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  • 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 »
  • Custom Chopper Unveiling for Fallen Firefighters
    Mayor Walsh attends an unveiling for fallen firefighters Walsh and Kennedy. The unveiling is a Patriots customized chopper made by Orange County Choppers owner, Paul Teutel senior.Watch Video »

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