Friends & Family
The Mansfield Fire Department will offer monthly CPR at the Plymouth St. Fire Station. This program will teach CPR for the adult, child, & infant as well as what to do for the choking victim. The cost of program is free for town residents.
A CPR card will not be issued. If certification and or a card is needed contact the fire prevention office at (508) -261-7492 for assistance.
Pre-registration is required please call (508) 261-7492 to register.
September 18, 2012
November 20, 2012
January 22, 2013
March 19, 2013
May 21, 2013
All classes will be held at the Plymouth St Station, at 7pm.
Open Burning Season
In accordance with State Law, the 2013 open burning season will begin on January 15th, and end at 4:00 PM on May 1st. (daily hours are 10a-4p. These dates are set by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) with the objective of minimizing air quality impacts, and are enforced locally by the Fire Department.
You must get a permit from the Public Safety Dispatch Center located at the PD Station @ 50 West St. As a reminder you also must call into the dispatch center on the day(s) you wish to burn to find out if burning is allowed that day. Burning may not be allowed due to many different conditions such as wind speed or stagnant air conditions. The decision to burn is made each day by the OIC at the Fire Department. They make their decision using many factors such as the daily fire forecast:http://bit.ly/aIC4TW .
Below are 2 more links for reference and tips.:
Chimenea & Fire Pit Safety
Burn clean fire wood
Devices are for outside use only
Burning of trash, leaves, construction debris and other refuse is prohibited by law.
Devices are to operated by an adult
Keep small children & pets away
Devices should be placed & operated away from buildings and other combustible objects or structures.
Devices should not be used on decks or porches.
Have a fire extinguisher available
If devices produce too much smoke & are deemed a nuisance by the fire dept. The fire department can order the fire to be extinguished.