Fire Department Open Burning

Oakham is in Massachusetts Fire District 8 which has standardized open burn procedures that are in-line with other towns in our district.

There are 2 ways to obtain your daily permit.

Go online to


Call the Rutland Regional Emergency Communication Center at 508-882-5555 between hours of 8:30 am - 12:00 noon.


Your Annual Permit (or Master Permit) can be obtained online at 



Should your fire get away from you, call 911 IMMEDIATELY!