Open Burning Season Starts January 15



Open burning season in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts begins on January 15, 2020 and ends on May 1, 2019. In order to conduct an open burn residents must obtain a permit from the Brewster Fire Department. All regulations guiding open burning established by the Commonwealth including the daily notification to the fire department via our automated burn line shall be followed.

Burn permits may be purchased Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at fire headquarters or via mail using the on-line application available at Permits are $10.00 each payable by cash or check.

The Brewster Fire Department retains the right to suspend burning during unacceptable weather conditions and revoke the permits of those individuals violating State open burning regulations. We respectfully request all residents 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, Burn Responsibly!