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Use the menu below to get quick access commonly requested information out of the Sterling Fire Department Admin Section.

With a valid permit issued by the Fire Department, residents of Sterling are allowed to burn brush each year between Jan. 15th and May 1. To read more about the rules and regulations specific to burning brush click here.

To obtain a valid permit click here.
Whenever a residential property is sold in Massachuetts the Fire Department must come out and inspect the smoke and CO detectors. If this applies to you, here is some information that might be helpful:

- What do I need to have in my house? Find out here.

- How do I schedule an inspection? Contact the SFD Business Office between 8AM and 4PM at 978-422-8107 to schedule the inspection.
Permits are issued through the SFD Fire Prevention Office. The following permit applications are available for download:

- Oil Burner/Oil Tank Installation or Alteration

- Propane Storage Tank Installation or Alteration

- Fire Suppression System Installation or Alteration

- Commercial Fire Alarm System Installation or Alteration

All other permit applications can be obtained at the SFD Business Office located on the first floor of the Sterling Fire Department, 5 Main St. in Sterling.
Whenever a permit is pulled through the Fire Prevention Office the fire inspector is required to come out and conduct an inspection to ensure that any work done is compliant with the fire code. To schedule an inspection contact the SFD Business Office between 8AM and 4PM at 978-422-8107.
The Fire Department is the authority for issuing street numbers to all property in Sterling. If you need to apply for a street number for your property download the application here, fill it out completely and return it to the SFD Business Office located on the first floor of the Sterling Fire Department, 5 Main St. in Sterling and is open from 8AM to 4PM M-F.
EMS Billing is managed by the Administrative Assistant. For help regarding issues with EMS billing, please contact the Administrative Assistant at 978-422-6633 or stop by the SFD Business Office between the hours of 8AM and 4PM M-F. The office is located on the first floor of the Sterling Fire Department, 5 Main St. in Sterling.




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