The Salem Fire Department provides a range of programs to protect the lives and properties of citizens in the city of Salem in Massachusetts. The department is responsible for providing fire protection services and responding to medical emergencies in case of man-made or natural calamities. The Salem Fire Department offers fire prevention education and information on smoke alarms and carbon monoxide safety to the public. It is governed by the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services that offers fire protection, prevention and education services. The Salem Fire Department operates the Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Program to address the problem of juvenile fire setters in the community.