Martin Dyer, Acting Fire Chief
In the early morning of Saturday, May 14, public safety personnel responded to a four-alarm fire at a six-family, three-decker home at 2 Gage St. that left at least two residents deceased and three others injured.
Posted: Saturday 05/14/22
The public is invited to attend the second annual Paul J. Moosey Award Ceremony at noon on Monday, May 16, at City Hall.
Posted: Thursday 05/12/22
The Worcester Tercentennial committee has announced a special anniversary performance by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, Brian McKnight, at the DCU Center on Sunday, June 12, at 4 p.m.
Posted: Wednesday 03/30/22
Posted: Saturday 05/14/22 6:49 PM
We would like to wish Captain Hassett a long healthy retirement after 31 years of service. Congratulations Capt. Hassett.
Posted: Thursday 03/31/22 2:23 PM
We're coming to the end of recruit school week 3....32 recruits are keeping the drill yard active.
Posted: Thursday 03/17/22 4:46 PM
In the first promotion ceremony that was open to the public in over two years, the Worcester Fire Department was pleased to promote a diverse group of new officers today. Congratulations to newly promoted Captain Michael Butler and Lieutenants Matthew Corey, Robin Melvin, Katie...
Posted: Tuesday 03/15/22 7:18 PM
Posted: Saturday 03/12/22 9:22 AM
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 email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.