Open Burning Season Starts January 15

Open burning season begins on January 15, 2015 and ends on May 1, 2015. In order to burn residents must obtain a permit from the Brewster Fire Department and follow the regulations guiding open burning established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts which are available when picking up the required permit.

You may visit brewsterfire.com and click on the Fire Prevention link then click on Open Burning Rules & Regulations to obtain further information on the process necessary to obtain a permit and on the method required to utilize the mandatory daily brush fire call in phone line.

Permits may be purchased Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at fire headquarters beginning Wednesday January 7, 2015 or via mail using the on-line application available at brewsterfire.com. Residents with further questions regarding the Open Burn season may call fire headquarters at 508-896-7018.

The Brewster Fire Department requests all of our residents to take the time to read the safety precautions and rules regarding open burning and to be considerate of your neighbors and the environment when conducting these fires.

Remember, Burn Safely and Responsibly!