James E. McDonald - Chief of Department  William Murray - Deputy Chief
Lynn Fire Department 
725 Western Avenue, Lynn, MA 01905
(781) 593-1234    Fax (781) 596-1480



Online Applications:  from Inspections to Permits

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Fire Pit Permits

Please note that the Lynn Fire Department does not issue fire permits for fire pits.


EMS 2009 Statistics

In 2009 there were 15,091 emergency 911 ambulance dispatches in the city of Lynn involving 8,433 emergency transports to local hospitals.

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The EMS Division also offers free CPR course for city of Lynn residents.


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Safety Tips

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Gas Grill Safety Tips E-mail
grilletip01a.png Did you know each year about 700 fires/explosions occur with gas grills, causing injuries or death. Many of the accidents happen the first time a grill is ignited for the season or after the grill's propane container is refilled and reattached.
Charcoal Grill Safety Tips E-mail
grilletip02a.png Remember ... charcoal when burned in grills produces carbon monoxide (CO). CO is a colorless, odorless gas that can accumulate to toxic levels in closed environments. Each year dozens of people die as a result of CO gas from charcoal being burned indoors or in a poorly ventilated area. To reduce the risk of CO poisoning:
Fire is not a Toy E-mail
Read More Children playing with fire cause hundreds of deaths and injuries each year. Preschoolers and kindergartners are most likely to start these fires, typically by playing with matches and lighters, and are most likely to die in them.
Home Heating E-mail
Read More Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Almost half of home heating equipment fires are reported during the months of December, January, and February. Some simple steps can prevent most heating-related fires from happening.
Smoke Alarms E-mail
Read More Smoke alarms save lives. Sixty-five percent of home fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms at all or no smoke alarms that work. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out.
Basic Fire Escape Planning E-mail
Read More Your ability to get out depends on advance warning from smoke alarms and advance planning.

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2009 EMS Statistics
In 2009 there were 15,091 emergency 911 ambulance dispatches.    read more
Car Seat Program
Installed Monday through Friday  - 9 AM to 5 PM
Free CPR Courses
The EMS Division offers free CPR course for city of Lynn residents. read more