Fire Department

  1. Open Burning Allowed Today 10AM-4PM

    Open Burning is Permitted today from 10 AM to 4PM. You must have a permit. Burning may not start before 10 AM, may not start after 2 PM, and shall be completely extinguished by 4 PM. Read On...
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  1. 2023 Open Burning Permits Available

    Open burning permits for 2023 are available. You must have a permit to burn. Burning season runs from January 15, 2023 to April 30, 2023. Click to apply for a permit
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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.