Open burning is not allowed in Provincetown under any circumstances.
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The Provincetown Fire Department does not currently offer CPR/AED Training to the public.
Bonfires are not allowed on town beaches. Please contact the Cape Cod National Seashore regarding information of bonfires on National Seashore beaches. These beaches include Herring Cove Beach, Race Point Beach, and beaches on the Off-Road Vehicle corridor.
The procession and use of all fireworks by private citizens is illegal in Massachusetts. This includes sparklers, party poppers, snappers, firecrackers and cherry bombs, and more. It is illegal to purchase fireworks in another state and transport them into Massachusetts. Do not purchase fireworks by mail. Government cannot prohibit the advertising and sale of fireworks by mail, but police do confiscate illegal shipments of fireworks. Many consumers attempting to circumvent the law have lost both their money and fireworks.
Summary of Massachusetts Fireworks Law MGL Chapter 148, S. 39
The Provincetown Fire Department participates in the Barnstable County program for the safe disposal of household sharps by serving as a collection point for used lancets and syringes. Please bring your used sharps to the main fire station in the appropriate sharps container during normal business hours. We will replace your container and see that your sharps are properly disposed of.
For more information about the Barnstable County disposal and recycling programs, please go to http://www.capecodextension.org/hazardous-waste-water-quality/sharps-2/.