Fire Department

  1. Open Burning for 2017

    On line Open Air Burn Permits will be available on line shortly. Burn season does not start till January 15, 2017 but you may apply early. Payments will be accepted on-line either credit card (fee applies) or ACH (free). Read on...
  2. Adopt-a-hydrant

    This program is to help the Town of Chelmsford keep hydrants clear of snow during winter months. Additional Info...
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.