Fire Department

*ATTENTION* Please be advised that due to Governor's Baker's emergency declaration made on March 20, 2020, and due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all smoke detector and carbon monoxide inspections are deferred for up to ninety (90) days after the State of Emergency has been lifted. RESIDENTIAL BUYERS AND SELLERS ARE ADVISED THAT AN APPLICATION TO THE FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR INSPECTION/CERTIFICATE IS STILL REQUIRED. Please contact the Fire Prevention Office for further information. 

  1. Updated COVID-19 Information

    Read on for the most recent press release from the Chelmsford Board of Health. Read On...
  2. Town Buildings Closed; Essential Operations Will Continue

    Following the Governor’s March 23rd order to close non-essential physical workplaces, the Town has transitioned as many employees as possible to work remotely from home. Read On...
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  1. Online Permitting now available!

    The Chelmsford Fire Department is pleased to announce that we are now able to take permit applications online! Read on...
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CFD Patch


The Chelmsford Fire Department furnishes the citizens of Chelmsford with a comprehensive and responsible delivery system of fire protection, fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services in order to provide life safety and the protection of property.

The Fire Department is responsible for:
  • Fire prevention / education
  • Fire suppression
  • Hazardous material emergency response
  • Emergency medical services
In addition, together with other Town departments, the Chelmsford Fire Department is also responsible for emergency preparedness and disaster mitigation. The Fire Department along with the Chelmsford Police Department is responsible for the E-9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch Center.