Fire Prevention Division
25 Meade Street, Worcester, MA 01610
Phone: (508) 799-1822, Fax: (508) 799-1900
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fire Investigation (508) 799-1930 | License Unit (508) 799-1834
The mission of the Fire Prevention Division is to help prevent the occurrence of fire, protect lives and to preserve property through education, enforcement, and engineering.
Education: provides public safety awareness education in the identification and protection of common risks from fire and other potential hazards.
Enforcement: enforces all requirements of M.G.L. Chapter 148
, CMR 527
, all adopted city fire codes and ordinances and administers all Permits and Licenses along with the necessary inspections to issue the same.
Engineering: reviews and approves all fire protection documents in addition to witnessing a satisfactory functional test of all fire protection systems prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy. Plans Review Officer reviews all building and fire protection system plans for compliance to the Massachusetts Fire Code.