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.


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Radios, computer dispatch, dispatch procedures, and protocols all come under the domain of the Communications Division which is located in the emergency dispatch center located in a separate and protected location. The Communications Division consists of 9 civilian dispatchers who are integral members of the Fire Department and all are certified in Emergency Medical Dispatch and emergency telecommunications. The head of the Division is a Fire Lieutenant who is responsible for all of the Department's communications and records of incidents.

The Lynn Fire Department Fire Dispatch center is a regional dispatch center with the Lynn Fire Department responsible for fire and ambulance dispatch services for the city of Lynn, the Town of Swampscott and and the Town of Nahant.




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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