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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Acton Fire Department Reminds Residents to Obtain Open Burning Permit Ahead of Burning Season

Chief Anita Arnum and Acton Fire would like to remind residents to apply now for their open burn permit for the season, which runs from January 15th through May 1st.

As the new year begins, Chief Anita Arnum and the Acton Fire Department would like to remind Acton residents that open burning season begins January 15th and runs through May 1st. A permit is required to open burn, in compliance with Massachusetts laws. To apply for your 2024 open burn permit, and for more information, please visit . Residents who do not have access to a computer are welcome to call the Acton Fire Department at 978-929-7722 for assistance with their burn permit application.  Please remember, burning is only allowed between January 15th and May 1st from 10am and 4pm. Please note, no fires may be started after 12pm noon. 

 For more information on permits in Acton, please visit and for more information on open burning in Massachusetts, please visit 

 Click on the link to learn more about open burn permits in Acton 

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