The Lighting and Signals Division is responsible for the general maintenance of the following aspects of the municipal fire alarm system:
- Fire Dispatch Reporting System
- Fire Master Boxes (located on a building)
- Fire Street Boxes
- Aerial cable
- Underground cable
The Division has a total of 949 boxes in service in strategic locations throughout Framingham. Of the 949 boxes, 596 are master boxes that protect individual properties, and 353 are street boxes.