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Open Burning Season

Open Burning Season Information

Open Burning Information

Open Burn Permits 2022

The season for open burning is January 15, 2022 through May 1, 2022. Homeowners may burn brush, branches, and forest debris between the hours of 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Other restrictions apply and burning may not be allowed on some days due to weather conditions. A permit from the Northbridge Fire Department is required.

You can download and complete the form (see attachment below) & mail the completed form, along with the $10.00 permit fee to: Northbridge Fire Department, 193 Main St., Whitinsville, MA 01588 or drop off in the black box outside the station. When the form is received, we will call the applicant and give them their permit number. We are sorry, but as of this time, you cannot stop at the station to fill out a burn permit. Thank you for your understanding.

More information is available at, by calling the Northbridge Fire Department at 508-234-8448 or email Nick Shelburne at