Outdoor Cooking Fires are allowed for persons over the age of eighteen. Anyone wishing to have a cooking fire should notify the dispatcher in advance if it will be producing smoke, 978-369-1442 (there is no written permit). All cooking fires should be at least 25 feet from any building, and the fire should be enclosed within rocks, metal, or noncombustible material. A constructed fire pit should be a maximum of 3 feet in diameter and a maximum of 2 feet high. The requester must be in attendance until the fire is extinguished. This person shall have a garden hose connected to a water supply or other fire extinguishing equipment readily available for use. This fire should not be used for the disposal of rubbish, trash, or waste materials.