NEWBURYPORT– Chief Christopher J. LeClaire and the Newburyport Fire Department would like to provide safety tips to ensure residents stay safe and prevent home fires while cooking this season. According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking fires are the leading cause of home fire and fire injuries. “While cooking is a daily activity, kitchens […]
Mayor Donna Holaday and Director of Public Health Frank Giacalone report the community has seen a rise in positive COVID-19 cases recently, and are urging residents to follow COVID-19 prevention guidance, especially those who may be trick-or-treating this weekend. According to the public health data released on Thursday, Oct. 29, linked here, the City’s designation […]
As Daylight saving time comes to an end, Fire Chief Christopher LeClaire and the Newburyport Fire Department would like to remind residents to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when resetting their clocks next weekend. Daylight saving time ends on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 a.m., and clocks will move back […]
Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Christopher LeClaire and the Newburyport Office of Emergency Management recommend that residents take the necessary safety precautions to prepare themselves for potentially serious storm impacts as Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to impact New England later today.
For questions about open burning or to obtain your burn permit for the next burn season, call the fire department at 978-465-4427. Fire Chief Christopher LeClaire reminds Newburyport residents that open burning season has now ended, and no open burning or burning of brush or yard debris may take place at this time. From the […]