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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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  • Summer Safety Press Conference 2015
    Mayor Walsh and other city officials discuss safety precautions for the summer months. Watch Video »
  • Summer Safety Reminders
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh joins City officials in releasing public safety tips to ensure a fun and safe summer for residents.Watch Video »

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