Our commitment to our citizens and those who visit our community is to protect life and property from the adverse effects of fire, sudden medical, environmental, and other emergencies, both natural and man-made. We will do this by maintaining a network of fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical services, and specialized rescue teams. Through education, training, communications, and regional services, we will provide quality services in the most efficient, cost effective, and professional manner possible.
**** SPECIAL NOTICE ****
Starting in 2017 the fire department will be conducting a safety assessment of the properties within the Town of Beloit. This is being completed to evaluate fire department operations and response tactics. We are striving to provide better service for our citizens through this evaluation.
The majority of this evaluation can and will be conducted from the road, however there is a chance that fire department staff may have to enter your property if more details regarding the assessment are required. This will only occur between the hours of 8 AM to 4 PM, staff will be in uniform and driving a clearly marked fire department vehicle. The visit to your property is for observation only and no contact will be required from you.
If you have any questions regarding this notice, please call 608-364-2997.
The Town of Beloit Fire Department thanks you for your cooperation.
Recreational burns (camp fires) shall be limited to natural wood or natural products with the base of the fire not to exceed 36 inches in diameter, with the flames not exceeding 36 inches in height and MUST be 30 feet from any structure. No burning of treated wood in any form, garbage, food products, paper products or cardboard, manure, plastic, or rubber.All fires including the use of, but not limited to, fire pits, or free standing fire containers shall be no less than thirty (30) feet from any combustible material or structure. Free standing fire containers shall not be on any deck made of combustible materials that is adjacent or connected to any portion of any type of structure.
Open burning of natural wood and leaves shall be allowed within the Town of Beloit during the months of April, October, and November of each year under the following restrictions:
- Burning of dry products shall be limited to such items as natural wood and wood products and leaves
- Burning may only occur between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
- All burning MUST occur at least fifty feet (50’) away from all structures and combustible materials
- Fires must be doused if they generate smoke that may obscure a public roadway, or in another way pose a threat to public safety
- Adequate means of dousing the fire must be at hand during burning.
Fire Department Contact Information:
Gene Wright, Fire Chief
2445 S Afton Road
Fire House #1
Beloit, WI 53511