Martin Dyer, Acting Fire Chief
On Friday, July 15, a 32-unit apartment building at 267 Mill Street in Worcester experienced a partial roof collapse resulting in the emergency evacuation of residents.
Posted: Friday 07/29/22
City officials are urging the public to take steps to ensure a safe Fourth of July Weekend for all.
Posted: Friday 06/24/22
We, the Board of Health of Worcester, Massachusetts, mourn the deaths of those who were killed in the recent countless mass shootings. We stand in solidarity with the communities that have been especially impacted by these and other acts of hatred and senseless violence.
Posted: Wednesday 06/22/22
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.