Online Resources

The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

The Department of Fire Services - Massachusetts Firefighting Academy provides post-employment training, and as such, a person must be a firefighter to gain admission to the Academy.

These are un-official versions of 527 CMR regulations and are provided as a conveninece to the public.

Webpage for emergency response & preparedness.

CPSC is an Independent Federal Regulatory Agency. CPSC works to save lives and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products.

Information and resources regarding child and youth firesetting.

MEMA is the Agency that coordinates Federal, State, local and private resources throughout the Commonwealth during times of disasters and emergencies.

The mission of the Department of Fire Services is to promote and enhance firefighter safety through policy and training, to assist and support the fire service community in protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Massachusetts, and to provide a presence in the Executive Office of Public Safety in order to direct policy and legislation on all fire related matters.

The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.

The mission of the Office of Emergency Medical Services is to promote a statewide community-based emergency medical services (EMS) system that reduces premature death and disability from acute illness and injury through the coordination of local and regional EMS resources.
A state initiative to provide resources to local fire departments to conduct fire and life safety education programs in grades K-12. The mission is to enable students to recognize the dangers of fire and more specifically the fire hazards tobacco products pose.
The mission of the Office will be to develop and coordinate the implementation of a comprehensive national strategy to secure the United States from terrorist threats or attacks.