Open Burning

Please Notify Minot Central Dispatch (Minot PD) of your intent to conduct a burn by calling (701) 852-0111 (non-emergency). This will prevent the Fire Department from responding to your fire in the event it is reported by another party. If you need additional hints for conducting your burn please call us at (701) 838-6363.

Below you will find information that can help you in determining conditions suitable for burning. These are merely suggestions and they do not guarantee that a fire will not spread.


First determine the Fire Index for your county (link): Daily North Dakota Rangeland Fire Danger Map
Then view some guidelines that pertain to that index level (.pdf): ND Fire Danger Guide (.pdf)
N.D. Department of Environmental Quality Guidelines regarding Open Burning (link): North Dakota Dept. of Environmental Quality - Open Burning Rules and Regulations

                                               Please see our Services page for additional information.

If your fire becomes uncontrollable Call 9-1-1 Immediately!

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