Fire Department

Temporary Heat Permit


temporary heating device

The Cambridge Fire Department requires that all temporary heat applications be permitted by the Bureau of Fire Prevention.  Some fueled devices may also require a permit for the storage of fuel.  Please contact the Fire Prevention Bureau with any questions at 617-349-4918

The requirements that must be met before filing a temporary heat permit are listed here: Temporary Heat Requirements

Here is a link for the required permit:

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager