Fire Department


For all emergencies, please call 911.

Main Line: 617-466-4600 
Fire Prevention (concerning inspections, permits, fire code issues or Master Box disconnects), please call 617-466-4620.
Location: 307 Chestnut Street. Chelsea, MA 02150
Mission Statement
We the members of the Chelsea Fire Department, are committed to providing the highest level of fire and rescue services. We will protect our community by providing exceptional fire suppression, emergency medical service, hazardous materials mitigation, technical rescue operations, disaster mitigation and response to acts of terror and violence.
Vision Statement
We will work tirelessly to become the best trained and most progressive team of firefighters.  We strive to meet NFPA Standards and internationally recognized best practices for the Fire Service.   The Department will excel in advancing public safety within the city through community outreach, fire prevention initiatives and public education. The well-being of our city and the health and safety of our members is our motivation.
Value Statement
We will operate with the utmost respect for our community, one another and the fire service.  We recognize the privilege it is to be a Chelsea Firefighter and humbly accept the challenges and inherent dangers of the job.  With honor and integrity, we will put the needs of others before our own in the faithful discharge of our sworn duties, in the proud tradition set forth by the generations of brave Chelsea Firefighters that came before us.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Leonard A. Albanese Chief of Department (617) 466-4600
John Quatieri Deputy Chief of Operations (617) 466-4600
Edward McGarry Deputy Chief of Training & Safety (617) 466-4610
Steven Purcell Deputy Chief of Fire Prevention (617) 466-4620
Capt. Richard Carroccino Haz-Mat Officer (617) 466-4610
Capt. Joseph Conlon Fire Investigator (617) 466-4625