Author: stephenadgate

Ice Strength and Safety

How can you tell if the ice is safe? (Information Provided by Mass.gov) Ice Strength and Safety Ice strength and safety Always use caution while fishing or recreating on ice. How can you tell if ice is safe? There are no guarantees. Always consider ice to be potentially dangerous. You can’t judge ice conditions by appearance or … 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

Opening Burning Season & Safety Tips January 15th – May 1st, 2019

Open Burning Season January 15th – May 1st, 2019 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 brush pile in open field The Department of Environmental Protection … Continued

Opening Burning Season & Safety Tips January 15th – May 1st, 2019

Open Burning Season January 15th – May 1st, 2019 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 brush pile in open field The Department of Environmental Protection … Continued

FIREPLACE AND WOOD STOVE SAFETY AND FIRST AID INFO

Fireplace and Wood Stove Safety and First Aid by HomeAdvisor Information provided by : HomeAdvisor Fire safety is an important issue that every family should address. Accidental fires can happen to anyone and at any time. Often, home fires are due to human negligence such as inattentive behavior or caused by faulty wiring or another … Continued

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Thanksgiving Safety For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. From testing family recipes to decorating cakes and cookies, everyone enjoys being part of the preparations. So keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there’s a lot … Continued

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.