Important Information Regarding Changes to Permits and Inspections
Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Inspections:
Smoke/carbon monoxide detector inspections are now being done in person. The inspection can be scheduled between 8-8:30 on the day of inspection, by calling Fire Headquarters, at 508-841-8522. A virtual inspection may be requested at the time of calling, based on certain health risks and other factors related to COVID-19.
Open Air Burn Permits: Open air burn permit applications can be submitted via US mail or in person at 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: