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Open Burning
Dennis Fire Department – Open Burning


  • Open burning will be allowed from Jan 15 to April 30. Burning is permitted from 10 AM to 4 PM each day depending on weather conditions.
  • A permit is required from the Fire Department to burn. This may be obtained at either fire station at no charge. A number will be assigned to your permit. Permit numbers from last year are valid.
  • The Brush Burning call in line is 508-394-1292. Call this number  after  9AM each day to check on burning for that day and leave your Burning Permit number if burning is allowed.
  • Burning is limited to brush, cane, driftwood and forestry debris. Commercial and Industrial burning is prohibited.
  • Burning of grass, leaves and construction debris is prohibited.
  • Fires must be attended by an adult at all times and extinguished by 4 PM each day.


Dennis Town Seal
Town of Dennis, Massachusetts
685 Route 134
South Dennis, MA 02660
PH: 508.394.8300    FAX: 508.394.8309
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