Michael J. Lavoie, Chief
Public Notice: The Governor, pursuant to his Executive Authority during this declared state of emergency, has signed two executive orders affecting (1) the expiration of professional licenses and registrations issued by the Commonwealth and; (2) the temporary deferral of smoke and CO inspections.
Worcester offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the summer, but with the COVID-19 virus still a threat, and other potential health and safety hazards, the City urges parents and caretakers to play it safe as they and their families head to the beach, pool, spray parks, camps, or even the backyard.
Posted: Thursday 07/02/20
Worcester – The City of Worcester has released the following COVID-19 update for June 18:
Posted: Thursday 06/18/20
Worcester – The Worcester License Commission this week approved temporary extensions of premises for 44 restaurants.
Posted: Friday 06/12/20
This afternoon, New Engine 3, a 2020 E-ONE pumper, has been blessed by WFD Chaplain Rev. Riley....
Posted: Thursday 07/09/20 2:10 PM
Worcester Emergency Management
Posted: Tuesday 07/07/20 1:42 PM
Happy Independence Day! Please celebrate safely....
Posted: Saturday 07/04/20 8:18 AM
New Engine 3 looks even better in person....
Posted: Friday 07/03/20 7:24 PM
Great grilling safety tips from Worcester Emergency Management.
Posted: Friday 07/03/20 7:06 PM
No. Fireworks are illegal in the City and in the State of Massachusetts. Violators may be subject to fines, inspections and possible criminal complaints.
No. Open burning prohibitions are authorized by the Massachusetts Air Pollution Control Regulation. 310 CMR 7.07(3)(e) prohibits open burning completely in 22 urbanized municipalities, which includes the City of Worcester.
Please contact the Prevention Division by calling 508-799-1822 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
State law requires that residential buildings be equipped with approved smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. To schedule an appointment and to ensure that the life safety devices are properly located, please contact the Fire Prevention Division at 508-799-1822 or send an email to: email@example.com. Also, please note that State Law requires that every building have its address number affixed to the building and is visible from the roadway.
There are many different permits for construction and demolition projects available through the Worcester Fire Prevention Office. Please see the attached flyer below for complete details.
All homes are required to have smoke detectors. In general, the requirements for smoke detectors vary depending on when the residence was constructed or underwent renovation, addition or modification.