Police: Men claiming to be from Watertown Fire Department in new scam

Watertown police are warning residents about a local scam, where some men are claiming they're with the local fire department.

News 12 Staff

Sep 8, 2021, 11:17 AM

Updated 1,045 days ago

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Watertown police are warning residents about a local scam, where some men are claiming they're with the local fire department.
According to police, the scammers are trying to sell burning permits and issue and collect fines for improper burning. 
However, police say they are not from the Watertown Fire Marshal's office or the Watertown Fire Department.
You can find info about open burning regulations and permits on the town's website.


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