Important Information Regarding Changes to Permits and Inspections
Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Inspections:
In an effort to follow the guidelines set in place by the CDC, we will now be conducting smoke/carbon monoxide detector inspections virtually. The homeowner/realtor should call Fire Headquarters (508-841-8522) at 8:00 am on the desired date of inspection. When calling, please have the complete address, along with year of construction or any substantial renovations or additions. At that time a virtual inspection via FaceTime will be scheduled.
Open Air Burn Permits: Open air burn permit applications can be submitted via US mail or the drop box outside of Fire Headquarters, along with a check for $25 made payable to the Town of Shrewsbury. Click the link below for a printable version. Open Air Burning Permit Form
Click on the "Permits" link to the left for information regarding other types of permits.
Protect Life, Property and the Environment through Public Education, Fire Prevention and Emergency Response. Be helpful, courteous and professional.
As administrators of public safety, fire personnel must handle:
Motor vehicle accidents
These events remain, as always, unscheduled and unpredictable. These incidents are time sensitive, life threatening, and labor intensive. You never know when they will occur, but when they do, you need lots of trained people immediately.
The fire department staff, facilities and equipment consist of: