Skip to content.
HomeE-ServicesCity GovernmentLiving & WorkingDoing Business
You Are Here: Home > City Government > Departments & Divisions > Fire > Fire Prevention Division

Fire Prevention Division

WFD 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.
City Government
© 2017 | Copyright City of Worcester, MA | All Rights Reserved. | Login | Disclaimer | Site Map