Frequently Asked Questions:
- I am selling my home and my real estate broker says that I need a permit from the fire department, is this true?
Yes. M.G.L. Chapter 148, Section 26F requires that a Certificate of Compliance be obtained from the fire department before a residential dwelling is sold. Residents in need of the certificate should contact the Fire Prevention Division approximately 2-3 weeks prior to the closing date to arrange for the necessary inspection.
- Do firefighters really slide down a brass pole?
Yes they do. Throughout the year numerous schools from pre-school through elementary visit the fire stations and the brass pole is most often the most fascinating attraction. The citizens of Dedham are most welcome to visit their fire stations at any time. The officers and firefighters will welcome you and answer all your questions.