Permits are required for open burning. Get your permit here!

Have an approved burn permit ? On any day you are burning, you must login & activate your permit!

Burning is only allowed between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Your Fire Chief

Chief Scott Fournier joined the Berkley Fire and Rescue Department in 1984. He is the third generation to serve as chief of the department following his father and grandfather.

Safe Burning Tips

Learn more about outdoor burning safety, from fire pits to brush and forestry debris.

FAQs and Laws

Find answers to your questions about this website, as well information about laws related to open burning.

ready to burn?

If you’re burning in Berkley you will need to activate your permit everyday you burn.

Activate your burn permit by logging into your account.

Burning is only allowed between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Chief Scott Fournier, on behalf of Berkley Fire Rescue, would like to invite community members to the department's Annual Father's… Read more
Chief Scott Fournier is pleased to announce that two members of Berkley Fire Rescue graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s… Read more
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