Requirements for a Motor Vehicle Fire Report (FP-33C)


When the OWNER OF RECORD is seeking a FP-33c for burned/recovered motor vehicle report the following information shall be required in accordance with Chapter 266, Section 29B.

Step I – Required Documentation

Prior to requesting an appointment the owner of record must gather and have in their possession all of the required documentation listed below:

  • Driver’s License of vehicle owner
  • Vehicle Title or proof of payments for the past three (3) months
  • Registration
  • Coverage Selections Page of the insurance policy
  • Loan papers
  • Bill of Sale
  • Repair records (invoices, receipts, bills, ect.)
  • Computer printout from last annual inspection
  • Insurance Policy (front page)
  • Insurance claim number

If the vehicle was stolen and set on fire the following additional documentation is required:

  • Lawrence Police Department Stolen Vehicle Incident Report (if vehicle was stolen)
  • Recovered Vehicle Police Report (if vehicle was recovered)

Step II – Request an Appointment

In order to process a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Fire Services Burned/Recovered Motor Vehicle Report (Form FP-33C) the owner of record of the motor vehicle must contact the Lawrence Fire Department Fire Investigation Unit at 978-620-3400 to request and schedule an appointment.

Please note: Appointments are only scheduled Tuesday thru Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Step III – Your Appointment

  • At the time of your appointment you must bring all of the required documentation listed above in Step I.
  • You must bring the car keys for the vehicle.
  • You will complete the Form FP-33C and Form FP-33D in person at the time of the appointment.
  • Upon review of the information provided by the owner of record, the Fire Investigation Unit may require additional information.