Category: Safety Tips

Brewster Fire Department Halloween Safety Tips

Brewster Fire Department Offers Roof Collapse Safety Information

  ROOF COLLAPSE SAFETY INFORMATION Residents and Businesses are Strongly Encouraged to Have Snow and Ice Cleared from Roofs Before this Weekend’s Storm The prolonged cold weather and repeated snowstorms Massachusetts is experiencing have contributed to potentially dangerous conditions for businesses and homes alike. Heavy mounds of snow are creating severe roof load conditions. The …

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Chimney & Woodstove Fire Safety

In 2013, there were 883 fire incidents involving chimneys, fireplaces, and woodstoves. These fires were responsible for 4 civilian deaths, 3 civilian injuries, 12 firefighter injuries, and resulted in $7.7 million in property losses. These incidents make up 42% of all fires linked to heating systems. Purchasing • Be sure the stove you are purchasing …

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Brewster Fire Department Supports “Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries”

The Brewster Fire Department has a simple, yet powerful reminder for all residents of our Town and the surrounding communities. In the next several days we will be changing our clocks for daylight-savings time. Our department is requesting a very simple solution to improve the life safety of your family and assist us in reducing …

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OPEN BRUSH BURNING RULES AND REGULATIONS

Open brush burning season starts January 15th and ends May 1st.  Indicated below are the Rules & Regulations residents must follow in order to burn. Any questions concerning these regulations can be directed to the main fire department phone line at 508-896-7018. In accordance with the Rules & Regulations issued by the Southeastern Massachusetts Pollution …

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