When is open burning season?
Northampton residents are allowed to burn brush, cane, driftwood, and forestry debris (not including grass, hay, leaves, or stumps) between January 15 and May 1. If you would like to burn in those months, you must call Northampton Public Safety at 413-587-1100 to request a free burning permit. Once a permit is obtained, you must call the day you intend to burn to notify dispatch at 413-587-1100.

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1. When is open burning season?
2. How do I get a permit or smoke detector certificate?
3. How do I get a copy of a fire report?
4. How often should I change my smoke detector batteries?
5. Will the Fire Department come out and inspect or replace the batteries in the smoke detector in the home of my elderly parents?
6. How do I get one of those red house number markers?
7. Do you refill or recharge fire extinguishers?
8. Where are smoke detectors required to be located?