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Fire Prevention Division COVID-19 update


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Fire Prevention

The Fire Prevention Division is currently performing all scheduled inspections and accepting applications for any emergency work.

We can be reached at 617-343-3628 or via email at for any questions you might have.  If your scheduled inspection is going to be canceled, you will be contacted.

Emergency work refers to any work that needs to be performed under the Mayoral Order regarding construction and construction sites.  Permits may be applied for through our online portal, or if its a permit type that is not available through the portal, submit your completed application and all requirements via email to

If you have emergency work that needs to be performed after hours, please contact Fire Alarm at 617-343-2880. Ask to have the district chief come to the location and determine if the work should be done and if a paid detail might be required for life safety.