City of Boston Fire Department Now Accepting Firefighter Exam Applications

City of Boston Fire Department Now Accepting Firefighters Exam Applications

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016 – The City of Boston Fire Department today announced that the written exam for firefighters will be administered on April 16, 2016.  There will be an additional $50 fee for applications received after March 1, 2016, and no applications will be accepted after March 21, 2016.

To apply online, please visit our website at

Boston Fire will host a series of open house sessions to provide more information and answer any questions candidates may have.

These sessions will be held on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon on the following dates at the listed locations:

  • January 23, E9 & L2, 239 Sumner St., East Boston
  • February 6, E24 & L23, 36 Washington St., Dorchester
  • February 13, E28 & TL10, 746 Centre St., Jamaica Plain
  • February 20, E14 & L4, 174 Dudley St., Roxbury
  • February 27, E48 & L28, 60 Fairmont Ave., Hyde Park
  • March 5, E52 & L29, 975 Blue Hill Ave., Dorchester

The Boston Fire Department will also host a test preparation session at Florian Hall, 55 Hallet St., Dorchester on March 29, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All sessions are free and open to the public. Cancellations due to inclement weather will be posted on the Boston Fire Department’s Facebook page:

Contact  617-343-3024 or for more information regarding this opportunity.



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