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Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Safety (CLICK ABOVE FOR FULL WEBSITE DETAILS, INFORMATION PROVIDED BY MASS.GOV) Leave Fireworks to the Professionals The dangers of illegal fireworks Fireworks are dangerous and they are illegal in Massachusetts for anyone without a professional license. But everyone can enjoy fireworks at shows run by professionals and supervised by local fire departments. Keep your July 4th holiday safe … Continued

HURRICANE SAFETY TIPS

Hurricane Safety Tips (INFORMATION PROVIDED BY MASS.GOV) Both Tropical Storms (with winds above 39 mph) and Hurricanes (winds above 74 mph) can have deadly coastal storm surge and cause significant damage. What Are Hurricanes? Hurricanes are a rotating low-pressure tropical weather system.  Systems with maximum sustained surface winds of less than 39 miles per hour (mph) are called tropical … Continued

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS – BE READY BEFORE THE STORM – MEMA

MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2018 (INFORMATION PROVIDED BY MEMA)   2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Start of Hurricane Season is a Reminder to Prepare     FRAMINGHAM, MA – Today, June 1st, marks the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season which runs through November 30th.  While historically the majority of tropical … Continued

Congratulations Firefighter D. Sullivan

On behalf of the Woburn Fire Department, Chief Adgate would like to extend his congratulations to Firefighter Daniel Sullivan for graduating the Massachusetts Fire Academy, class # 263, this past Friday, May 11th, 2018. (from left: Chief Adgate, FF Sullivan)   Representative Jay Kaufman presented Firefighter Daniel Sullivan with an award for graduating the Massachusetts Fire Academy … Continued

Woburn Fire Dept. Jaws Training

Chief Adgate and the members of the Woburn Fire Department would like to extend a HUGE thank you to Fran Murray of Murray’s Towing for allowing the department to train using a donated vehicle. (For more pictures click here )

Grilling Safety Tips

The nice weather has finally made it’s debut and hopefully here to stay for awhile. Grilling Safety Tips  (Mass.gov/dfs   – Fire Factors) · Grilling Safety Many people enjoy barbecuing in the summer months. But when grills are not used safely, things can go horribly wrong. Between 2011 and 2015 Massachusetts fire departments responded to 431 fires … Continued

Open Burning

Open Burning Season Started January 15 and ends May 1 A permit must be obtained from the Woburn Fire Department.  Weather conditions can change rapidly, especially in the spring, and there will be a determination on a daily basis when it is safe to conduct open burning Residents of Woburn may contact the Woburn Fire Department … Continued

SELLING YOUR HOME?

Are you in the process of selling your home and need to schedule a smoke & carbon monoxide inspection from the Woburn Fire Department? You may contact Fire Prevention at 781-897-1383 to schedule your appointment.  Appointments are scheduled typically Monday – Thursday between the hours of 4:00PM & 5:00PM. Fee related to this inspection: Single … Continued

HOLIDAY COOKING – FIRE SAFETY TIPS

Cooking Safety (“Reproduced from NFPA’s website, www.nfpa.org/publiceducation. © NFPA.” ) Cooking brings family and friends together, provides an outlet for creativity and can be relaxing. But did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries? By following a few safety tips you can prevent these fires. “Cook … Continued

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