Fire Department

The Malden Fire department will no longer be conducting SMOKE and CO detector compliance inspections until further notice.

Due to an executive order signed by Governor Charlie Baker on March 20, 2020

The Requirements of M.G.L. Chapter 148 Section 26F and 26F ½ are deferred for up to (90) days after the State of Emergency is lifted provided:

  • The buyer and seller agree, in writing, the buyer not the seller shall be responsible to equip the property with compliant Smoke and CO detectors/alarms and;
  • The buyer agrees to equip the property in accordance with 527 CMR 1.00, Chapter 13.

City of Malden Fire PatchSince April 10, 1839, the Malden Fire Department has protected the lives and property of Malden's residents, businesses and visitors to the City from fire and other emergencies. The members of the Malden Fire Department stand ready 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, to quickly and efficiently combat fire whenever and wherever it may occur and to professionally mitigate all other emergency incidents to which they respond.

A main goal of the Department is to prevent fires from occurring and to prevent related hazardous conditions from endangering the public. Public safety is advanced through community education and initiatives on fire prevention, fire code regulatory inspections and code and regulation enforcement.

Fire Department Employees Standing in Uniform