Fire Prevention Alerts FAQ Q: Can I remove an AST myself? Q: Where can I purchase a photoelectric detector? Q: Is open burning allowed? Q: What are the costs associated with different permits? Q: I think my property might have an underground tank. How can I find out if it does? Q: Is a permit required to remove or install a UST or AST? Q: Where do I put my smoke and fire detectors? Q: What do I have to do to be in compliance with MGL, Chapter 148 for smoke and carbon dioxide detector?