Laws & Regulations

 Fire Department Enforces CMR 527 & M.G.L. Chapter 148

The Fire Department is legally required to enforce the provisions of The Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) 527. This chapter contains regulations on fireworks, dry cleaning, oil burners, gas stations, liquid propane, plastics, transportation of flammable liquids, above ground and underground storage tanks, manholes, electrical systems, explosives, storage and flammable substances, marine fueling, model rockets, lumber yards, bulk plants, tentage, salamanders, flammable decorations and curtains, cannon or mortar firing, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, obstructions and hazards, combustible fibers, rubbish handling, crop ripening, pesticide storage, and welding and storage. The Fire Department must also enforce the laws contained in Massachusetts General Law Chapter 148


Massachusetts General Law Chapter 148

527 CMR: Board of Fire Prevention Regulations


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