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.

2023 Open Burning Permits

Burning permits are now active for you to purchase. Burning starts January 15th and ends on May 1st.

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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.

Berkley Fire Rescue News

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Chief Scott Fournier reports that Berkley Fire Rescue responded to a serious single-vehicle crash this morning. The post Berkley Fire Rescue Responds… Read more
BERKLEY – Chief Scott Fournier is pleased to announce that Berkley Fire Rescue was awarded $3,781 for the Fiscal Year 2023 Student… Read more
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