Outdoor burning is regulated by the Department of Environmental Protection, which allows outdoor burning of brush, cane, forestry debris, etc. during an annual period usually from January 15th through May 1st under the supervision and control of the Fire Department. Permits are issued during the annual period each year between the hours of 9:30 AM. and 2:00 PM. The phone number to obtain a permit is: 781-826-7850.