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.

2021 Open Burning Season is Over

Open Burning season is over for 2021, and burning is no longer allowed. Permit applications for the 2022 season will open here January 1, 2022. Open Burning is allowed in Massachusetts from January 15 to May 1.

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Your Fire Chief

Chief Turner has served as the Smith Town Fire Chief since 2014, starting as a call guy in 1997. Chief Turner is a life-long resident of Smith Town.

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 and yard waste permits.

ready to burn?

If you’re burning in Smith Town 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.

Smith Town Fire Department News

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As the temperatures drop and with winter on the horizon, Chief Turner and the Smith Town Fire Department would like… Read more
Chief Turner and the Smith Town Fire Department announce that the State Open Burning Season will begin on Tuesday, Jan…. Read more
Smith Town — Chief Turner reports that the Smith Town Fire Department's permitting application system is now entirely online. The… Read more