Category: News

Brewster Firefighters Respond to Deck Fire 

On Monday April 12 at 1:35 a.m. Brewster Fire was dispatched to a reported structure fire on Tubman Road. On arrival Engine 234 and Ladder 237 under the direction of Captain Chad Foakes found a smoldering 12’ x 12’ section of a wooden deck attached to the rear of the dwelling. Fortunately, the fire had …

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Brewster Firefighters Assist with Homebound COVID Vaccination Program

On Thursday April 1 and Friday April 2, Captain/Paramedic Chad Foakes, FF/Paramedic Matt Lavasseur, FF/EMT Alex McHugh, FF/EMT Matt DePippo, and FF/EMT Jordan Shaw assisted the Brewster Health Department with their homebound COVID 19 vaccination event. Assigned to one of several “vaccination teams” the firefighters used their emergency medical skills to monitor those receiving the …

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Brewster Fire/Rescue Receives $12,500 State Fire Equipment Grant

On Friday April 1, Brewster Fire/Rescue received notification from State Representative Timothy Whelan and the State Fire Marshal’s office that the department had been awarded $12,500.00 via the Commonwealth of Massachusetts FY21 Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant program. The department will use these funds to purchase communication equipment that will enhance the safety and communication capabilities …

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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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BREWSTER TOWN OFFICES AND LADIES LIBRARY TO REOPEN TO PUBLIC & RECYCLING CENTER TO ACCEPT FEE ITEMS 

Beginning Tuesday March 9, 2021, Town offices will re-open to the public.  Town offices at Town Hall, the Department of Natural Resources, the Water Department, and Department of Public Works, will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays during normal hours of operation.  Residents and visitors are strongly encouraged to continue to access services remotely as …

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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!