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State awards Public Fire Education Grants to 239 fire departments

STOW, MA – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that 239 municipal fire departments will receive nearly $2 million in grants to fund fire education programs for children and older adults across Massachusetts. Fire departments in 235 communities will receive Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E) and Senior SAFE grants; four communities will receive S.A.F.E. grants …

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*** WATCH *** Fire rips through Brewster home…

BREWSTER – Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that ripped through a home on Glenwood Road shortly before 5:00 p.m. today. As you will hear in a brief interview with Chief Robert Moran of the Brewster Fire Department, one person was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries that were described as being …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Responds to Structure Fire

  On Wednesday January 6 at 4:54 p.m. Brewster Fire was dispatched to a structure fire at 81 Glenwood Road. On arrival units found a 2 1/2 story wood frame private dwelling fully involved in fire. Due to the amount of fire on arrival units from Brewster and mutual aid companies from the Harwich and …

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Open Burning Season Starts January 15

Open burning season in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts begins on January 15, 2021 and ends on May 1, 2021. In order to conduct an open burn residents must obtain a permit from the Brewster Fire Department. Permits may be purchased Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at fire headquarters. Due to the …

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Happy Thanksgiving

The members of Brewster Fire/Rescue wish all of our residents and friends a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

Veterans Day

Fire Officials Ask People to Change Your Clock, Check Your Alarms

STOW, MA – “Most fatal fires occur at night when you are sleeping. Working smoke alarms give us the extra time to get out of a burning house. This weekend, as you change your clocks, check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms,” said State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey. “The pandemic is keeping people at …

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“Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery”

Brewster Fire Department Community Message “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” The Brewster Fire Department has a simple, yet powerful reminder for all residents of our Town. On Saturday March 9, we will move our clocks ahead one hour to daylight savings time. We ask you to take this opportunity to change the batteries in …

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Fire Prevention Week Fire Safety Tips

The 2020 Fire Prevention Week theme has been announced: “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” Start planning today by visiting www.firepreventionweek.org.

Driver fatigue suspected after truck goes off road into woods in Brewster

BREWSTER – At approximately 2 PM Thursday, a GMC Sierra pickup truck went off Harwich Road (Route 124) and went down an embankment into the woods. The driver reportedly told Brewster Police he did a round trip to New Jersey Wednesday and was returning from Bourne today when the crash happened. Brewster Fire and Rescue …

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