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Fire Prevention

The mission of the Fire Prevention Division is to help prevent the occurrence of fire, protect lives, and to preserve property through:

  • Enforcement
  • Education
  • Permitting and inspections
  • Plans review

Enforces all requirements of MGL 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.


Public safety awareness education in the identification and protection of common risks from fire and other potential hazards.

Permits and Inspections

Issues and inspects for many types of permits.  2021 Open Burning Season

Plans Review

Review and approval of 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. Specialist reviews of all building and fire protection system plans for compliance with the Massachusetts Fire Code are also conducted.


Contact Us

Fire Prevention Desk for general information 508 324-2740
Plans Review/ Systems/ Hydrants Inspection Inspector Jeffrey Medeiros Ext 111
Plans Review/ Tank Removal/install/ Oil Burners/ Auto Body/ Repair Inspector Ken Sirois Ext 118
House Sales Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detector Compliance/Complaints Inspector Richard Sereczyk Ext 115 
House Sales Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detector Compliance/Complaints Inspector Dave Wood Ext 117
DEEC/DPH/DPL Quarterly/Annual Inspection/ Complaints Inspector Mark Furtado Ext 112
Municipal Fire Alarm/ Public Education/ SAFE Trailer Inspector Clayton Walker Ext 114
Investigations District Chief Neil Furtado
Investigations Lieutenant Ken Perry
Investigations/Code Enforcement/Assistant City Fire Marshal Captain Eric Caffrey 508 324-2732 or Ext 109
Investigations/Code Enforcement/Fire Watch/ City Fire Marshal Deputy Fire Chief Ronald Sevigny 508 324-2697 or Ext 110