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Fire Permits

Fire permits are required for all outside burning at this time. Written Brush Permits are required (Summertime Rules) unless you have total snow cover 100 feet in all directions around the pile you intend to burn. Violation of this rule … Continue reading

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Joining the Team

New members are always welcome.   If you are interested in joining the department you can call the Fire Department business line, 664-2241, or stop by one of our training meetings on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m., at the Public … Continue reading

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Focus on Fire Safety: Portable Heaters

From FEMA: An estimated 900 portable heater fires in homes are reported to U.S. fire departments each year and cause an estimated 70 deaths, 150 injuries and $53 million in property loss. Only two percent of heating fires in homes … Continue reading

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Danger of 9V Batteries

9 Volt Batteries a Fire Hazard New Hampshire State Fire Marshal’s Office encourages you to locate your extra batteries and learn how to store them properly. In July, a fire broke out in a kitchen “junk” drawer which the resident … Continue reading

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BEAT THE HEAT!

With temperatures rising up and through the 90’s this Summer, please if you or anyone you know needs relief from the heat, please use alternative resources to stay cool. The Barrington Public Library located at 105 Ramsdell Lane is open … Continue reading

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