Author: stephenadgate

Hurricane Preparedness Week is Here – MEMA

2020 Hurricane Season Key Messages 1. Hurricane Risk o Peak of hurricane season is August and September o NOAA predicts above normal hurricane season; but regardless of seasonal forecast, it only takes one storm to severely impact an area o Entire state is at risk; storm surge threat in coastal areas and high winds, heavy … Continued


Open Burning Season January 15th – May 1st, 2020 To apply for an open burning permit please contact the Woburn Fire Department dispatch, non-emergency: 781-932-4560 Open Burning Safety To burn materials in your yard, you need a permit from the local fire department. Open Burning Permits & Restrictions Open burning is allowed from mid winter … Continued

Fire Hydrant Shoveling

With the anticipated upcoming storms, a main concern of the Woburn Fire Department and the City of Woburn has been the challenge to keep the thousands of fire hydrants in the City cleared. Winter storms can often hide fire hydrants under a large mountain of snow making them impossible to find quickly. In the event … Continued

2020 Municipal Firefighter Exam – Massachusetts Civil Service

Take the Firefighter Exam! Written Examination: Saturday, March 21, 2020 . Apply online at: – Application deadline February 4, 2020. Click link below for further information and application.

Change your clocks / Change your batteries!

When you change your clocks this coming Sunday, don’t forget to also do this one crucial thing: CHANGE THE BATTERIES IN YOUR SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE DEVICES! If you should have any questions you may contact our Fire Prevention Division 781-897-1383.