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New Burn Permit Website From the State of Maine


This new website through allows users in all towns to obtain burn permits online. 
Cost is $7.00 per permit to be paid by credit/debit card.
All online permits must be printed and available for inspection at the site of any burn. 
Note: Free Permits are still available from your local town Fire Wardens listen below. 
To view the current fire danger click the button below.

Burn permits will only be active when the following conditions are met:

  • Fire Danger is Class 2 or LOWER.

  • Burning is NOT permitted Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

  • Equipment and personnel conditions listed on permit must be met.  

For those seeking traditional burn permits,

there are 3 people who can issue Burn Permits for the town of Hancock.

Chief Chris Holmes
(Nights and Weekends Only)

Asst. Chief Ron Burch

Capt. Michael Holmes

(Nights and Weekends Only)

For precautionary reasons Mr. Lounder will NOT be issuing permits to anyone until further notice. Please contact the wardens above or get your burn permit online using the link. Thank you!

Andrew Lounder Sr ( AKA Bing )

Chief Holmes and Mike Holmes DO NOT issue them while they are at work M-F, 8:30-4:30.

If you leave a message on their cell phones, they can make arrangements for after 4:30pm.

Chief Holmes #'s cellphone: 207-460-8001, H 207-422-3343

Asst. Chief Burch cellphone: 207-460-3661

Capt. Holmes cellphone: 207-479-1117

Andrew Lounder Sr( Bing ) H 207-422-6821


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