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Public Meeting Announcement: Former Fire & Rescue Training Academy Site Update

Community members are invited to an important virtual public meeting to discuss the status of the Former Fire & Rescue Training Academy (FTA) Site, its Phase II Comprehensive Site Assessment (CSA) work, and preliminary findings. Your participation is crucial, and we value your input.

Meeting Details:

  • Date: January 30, 2024
  • Time: 5:00 PM (ET)
  • Location: Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams
  • Meeting Link: Click Here to Join
  • Audio-Only Access: Dial 1-781-469-0191 (Conference ID: 436 314 380#)
  • Live Stream: Watch on YouTube


  • Updates on Phase II CSA work
  • Preliminary findings presentation
  • Background information on the disposal site and the Former Fire Training Academy
  • Description of ongoing IRA monitoring and groundwater pumping and treatment at the site

If you have any questions or require additional information about this meeting, please feel free to contact Paul Ruszala, P.E., at 508.419.2860 or via email at

For those interested in reviewing the disposal site file electronically, you can do so through the MassDEP’s Searchable Sites Database and File Viewer on the MassGOV/MassDEP website using the following link: View Disposal Site Information.

Your participation in this meeting is essential to the community’s involvement in the investigation and cleanup of the FTA Site as per the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) at 310 CMR 40.0000 and the Public Involvement Plan for the FTA Site.