• Open Burning Rules

  • Residents requesting to burn outside brush must have a valid and signed permit from the Westbrook Open Burning Official.

    Open Burn Official: John Palermo
    Office: (860) 399-3040 / Westbrook Town Hall

  • For more information on rules and regulations on open burning go to Open Burning in CT

  • New Apparatus

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  • Ready To Respond

  • The fire department’s three engines are in service, joining our new ladder truck and heavy duty rescue. Department members continue to spend many hours training on the entire fleet.

  • The Westbrook Fire Department deeply appreciates the support of the Westbrook Board of Selectmen, Board of Finance and our residents with the replacement of these important vehicles. They are used exclusively when responding to the many types of emergencies within the town and mutual aid to our neighboring communities.

  • Inaugural Ceremony – New Apparatus

  • The traditional ‘wet down’ ceremony held in September. Thanks to Justin Lonergan for filming and editing the enclosed video.

    • WFD Recruitment

      Become A Volunteer Firefighter!
      No Experience Necessary!

      For more information Call (860) 399-9492 or email to find out how to do something fun and exciting to help your community.

    • Click here
      to check out our brochure

    • There’s a job for everyone.
      • Interior Firefighter
      • Exterior Firefighter
      • Medical Responder
      • Marine Rescue
      • Driver/Operator
      • On-Scene Accountability
      • Safety Officer
      • Junior Firefighter
      • Auxiliary

    • Smoke Detectors Save Lives

    • Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries.

    • Smoke alarms save lives. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. Having a working smoke alarm cuts the chances of dying in a reported fire in half. Almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.

      Credit: National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)

    • In addition, please consider also using a carbon monoxide alarm in your home. Follow all instructions from the manufacturer for installation and maintenance on all alarms.

    • For more information Go to the NFPA’s website

      If you have these alarms in your home today, please ensure they are working properly.

      If needed, test them today!

  • Residential Fire – Next Steps

  • For those that have been effected by a fire in their home download the U.S. Fire Administration (FEMA) publication After the Fire! Returning to Normal