Generator, Smoke Alarm & Carbon Monoxide Guidelines and Information

The Department of Fire Services (DFS) provides training for firefighters, fire prevention, and education to the general public. We support the fire service in the protection of life and property and promote and enhance firefighter safety. The following are important safety tips for the usage of Generators, Smoke Alarms, and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms.


Generator Safety

Generator Purchase, Prep, and Usage

Smoke and CO Detector Requirements

Preparing Your Home for a Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Inspection Smoke Alarm Fact Sheet

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Maintenance

MA Department of Fire Services