COMMUNITY RESOURCES

COVID 19 Resources

Information about COVID 19 from the state of Vermont, can be found at the Vermont Health Department website. Stay at Home information can be found on the Vermont State website. 

 

Brattleboro specific information about COVID 19 can be found at the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital page.

National Resources for COOVID 19 can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization

If you or someone you have been in close contact with develops symptoms please call your primary care physician. Only call 911 in emergencies. 

 

Community Resources

Communities are struggling during this global pandemic. Limited access to resources is hard for everyone, but especially for the elderly and immunocompromised. If you or someone you know is struggling there are resources in Brattleboro that can help.

 

Brattleboro Area Mutual Aid is there to let neighbors help neighbors. By filling out the form volunteers can help you get access to the things you need. 

The Functional Needs Campaign can help first responders know who in the community is the most vulnerable and create preplans for helping those people in times of need. If you would need extra assistance during an emergency please fill out this form. 

 

Burn Permits

Burn permits may be issued to  Brattleboro town residents who wish to have a fire on their property. Fires must be out by dark and may not contain anything other than natural wood. In dry conditions, the town reserves the right to deny permits. If the fire gets out of control the permit holder has a responsibility to call 911 so firefighters can put it out before it endangers structures or wildlands.

 

Extinguisher Training

The fire department offers live fire extinguisher training to businesses and small groups. These are offered Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. To set up a training please call the station during those times at (802) 254-4831.

 

Building Inspections

In accordance with Chapter 8, Article III of the Brattleboro Town Ordinances, "All apartment buildings or leased residential dwelling unit owners shall file an annual rental registry identifying their leased residential dwelling units for each building located in the town of Brattleboro.  These properties must meet the standards set by the town of Brattleboro as well as the State of Vermont. For more information on rentals, visit the Vermont Rental Housing Codes website or the Brattleboro Town website. To schedule an inspection with the Fire Department please call the station at (802) 254-4831.

The new rental housing registry form can be found here.

If you would like to report a code violation please fill out the  Code Enforcement Complaint Form and mail it to:

Inspections/Code Enforcement Division

Brattleboro Fire Department

103 Eliot St

Brattleboro VT 05301

 

 TQP forms can be found here. Please fill out and return at least 10 working days before the inspection and email to alarminspections@brattleboro.org

 

Sharps Disposal

All used needles and other sharp objects that have punctured the skin pose a serious health risk to the public. These items must be disposed of in thick plastic containers that are clearly marked and sealed and may be thrown away in a regular trash disposal. Do not recycle. For more information visit the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.

 

Hanging Banners

To have the fire department hang your banner on Main Street you must first apply for a permit with the Town of Brattleboro. All banners must comply with the banner policy set forth by the town. 

 

Fire Prevention Resources

For information about fire prevention, you can visit the Vermont Division of Fire Safety or the National Fire Protection Association.

If you would like the Brattleboro Fire Department to do a fire safety presentation for your school or business please call the station during business hours to schedule a time.

 

 

Support for Fire Professionals

 

Many men and women struggling with substance abuse issues are looking for a place dedicated to supporting fire professionals.  The Recovery Village has an IAFF specific facility dedicated to assisting firefighters.  More information can be found at The Recovery Village

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Brattleboro, VT 05301

(802) 254-4831

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