Category: Fire

Open Burning Safety January 15 to May 1

To obtain a burn permit please contact the Woburn Fire Department – Non-Emergency Dispatch 781-932-4560. Open Burning Safety To burn materials in your yard, you need a permit from the local fire department. open burning brush pile in open field The Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and your local fire department limit open burning for … Continued

‘Keep the Wreath Green’ Fire Safety Campaign

The Woburn Fire Department is joining other fire departments from around the country by participating in “Keep the Wreath Green,” a fire safety campaign which runs through December.  Fire danger can increase during the holidays with the increase of cold weather and the use of certain holiday decorations such as candles. The Woburn Fire Department … Continued

2022 Municipal Firefighter Examination

2022 Municipal Firefighter Examination Please find the key dates and other information for the entry-level examination. The 2022 Municipal Firefighter Examination consists of two components, a written test and an entry-level physical ability test (ELPAT). Key Dates for the Firefighter Examination Application Opening: July 5, 2022 Application Deadline: August 30, 2022 Notices to Appear for … Continued

Safety During Hurricanes – NFPA

Hurricanes Hurricanes are huge tropical storms that move in a counterclockwise spiral. They form in the eastern Pacific Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, or the southern Atlantic Ocean. The storms calm center, called an eye, is about 20 to 30 miles wide. The storm around the eye can extend outward 400 miles … Continued