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Fire Prevention Division

WFD Prevention Division 

25 Meade Street, Worcester, MA 01610
(Formerly Located at Fire Headquarters, 141 Grove Street)
Phone: (508) 799-1822, Fax: (508) 799-1900
Email:
prevention@worcesterma.gov
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 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. To schedule an inspection or for more information, contact the Plan Review Officer at (508) 799-1826. 
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