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On behalf of the members of the Groton Fire Department, welcome to our website.  The Groton Fire Department provides fire protection, fire prevention, fire safety education and emergency medical services to the citizens of Groton. 

The goal of this website is to be informative and educational.  You will find many helpful home fire safety tips, important links and forms/permits. As you browse our website, please note you can contact us with any comments or information you would like to see or share on our website.   Please visit frequently as we plan on updating our website often.  Thank you. 


Burning Season runs from Jan 15th through May 1st. You can purchase your permit on line or in person at HQ

Burning permits can be purchased online on this website under the tab "permits and forms" or you can come into the fire station and we can issue them to you, please be aware there is a $10 fee. The hours for burning are from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. While burning, someone must attend the fire until completely extinguished. Have available a water supply, such as a pressurized water pump can or hose, and shovels or rakes for controlling the fire. When extinguishing the fire burn the fire down to coals and spread the coals with snow, water, sand, or soil. Your burning pile must be a minimum of 75 feet from all dwellings. Open Burning prohibited state wide for the following: Commercial/ Institutional land clearing,non-agriculture purposes; Grass, hay, leaves, stumps and tires.

Open burning permits authorizes you to burn. It's your responsibility to keep the fire under control. Click Here for burn permit. http://burnpermit.grotonfd.org/login.php


2016 Smoke Alarm Requirements

Click here for the new Smoke Alarm Requirements.
Recruiting information 


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