Thomaston Fire Department

Mission Statement

It is the goal of the Thomaston Fire Department to prevent the loss of life and to control or reduce the loss of property; promote public safety; and foster community support services by applying all of our professional knowledge and resources.


Core Values

The members of the Thomaston Fire Department are:

Prepared for Duty

Serving with Integrity

Responding with Compassion

Committed to Professional Excellence


Our members will do everything possible to ensure that our organization is at an optimum state of readiness when called upon to respond at a moment’s notice. Our team members will be properly trained, equipped, supported, and focused on safe immediate response and services.

We strive to serve our community and department to the best of our ability. We want to preserve and carry forward the legacy of those who served before us.

How to Obtain a FREE online Burning Permit:

To obtain a FREE online Open Burning Permit please visit:

1. Click Knox County on the map.

2. Type Thomaston in the box.

Note: If the system does not go to the Terms and Conditions screen you are attempting to obtain a permit outside of allowable burn times or the current fire danger (HIGH, VERY HIGH or EXTREME) prohibits the issuance of an online permit. If you have difficulty please contact the fire station 207-354-6345.

3. Read and Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

4. Fill out the permit. Note: when entering your phone number you must use dashes.

5. Click Submit.

Print and Sign your permit and keep it with you while burning, if you don’t have a printer please visit to the fire station at 6 Knox St. in Thomaston for assistance with obtaining an open burning permit.

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