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.


Report a Pontential Fire Hazard

Members of your Lynn Fire Department are pleased to assist in resolving hazardous conditions that are specifically in violation of the Fire Code. Please provide us with:

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(800) 682-9229  *** 24 Hour Arson Reward Hotline  ***  (800) 682-9229
(781) 599-0232

Offices are located at the Lynnfield St. Station, 

The Lynn Arson Squad is comprised of a team consisting of the Chief, a Lieutenant and a Firefighter all of whom are Certified Fire Investigators.

The squad is responsible for the investigation of every suspicious fire in  the city of Lynn, whether it's a building, a vehicle, a boat, or brush. The Arson Squad works closely with the Lynn Police, State Police, and Federal  Law enforcement agencies in its investigations and are renowned among local fire investigators for their expertise and professional success. 


Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program 

Read More Read More Read More Among the most notable achievements of the Arson Squad is the Lynn Fire Department's Juvenile Firesetter Program, which was begun by the former Arson Squad Captain and has received acclaim throughout the country. During last year's National Juvenile Firesetter's Coalition conference the Lynn Fire Department received special recognition for its program.

For more in-depth information regarding the Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program CLICK HERE



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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