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Open Burning Information

Open burning season runs from January 15 to May 1 of each year. To obtain a burning permit you must be issued a permit in person at the Swansea Fire Department's Administrative Office at Station 2 on New Gardner Neck Road. You may download a copy of the regulations and application for permit below, print and fill it out, and submit it to the dispatcher on duty any time between the previously stated dates. After being issued a permit you must call the Swansea Fire Department business line each day you plan to burn and request your permit be authorized for that day.

BURNING SEASON WILL BEGIN JANUARY 15th, 2015
TO APPLY FOR AN APPLICATION PLEASE PRINT, FILL OUT THE APPLICATION PROVIDED BELOW, AND DELIVER IN PERSON TO THE SWANSEA FIRE DEPARTMENT STATION 2, 50 NEW GARDNERS NECK ROAD.

Download Application for Burning Permit (Word Document)

Application for Membership

Any town resident can apply to be a member of the department. Just pick up and submit an application at the administration office or a copy of the application can be downloaded below, and returned to the administration office .

All members are required to attend the Massachusetts Fire Academy Recruit School and become Firefighter I/II certified, and attend monthly meetings. Swansea Firefighters are also required to meet a percentage of monthly drills and fire calls to remain in good standing and active.
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Mission Statement of the Swansea Fire Department

The mission of the Swansea Fire Department is to serve and protect the public from the loss of life and property as efficiently and effectively as possible through fire prevention, public education, and fire suppression.

 Our mission can be accomplished through having a well trained, well equipped, and up to date firefighting force that will provide the Town with the best emergency services possible.
 
The Swansea Fire Department will continue to provide for the fire protection and public safety needs of our diversified and growing community by maintaining high levels of performance and standards of excellence into the twenty first century.

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