Bismarck Fire Department Issues Revised Burn Ban

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The Bismarck Fire Department has revised burn restrictions for Bismarck. Burleigh County has lifted their total burn ban but remains under the governor's statewide burn ban.

Gov. Jack Dalrymple's executive order expires on April 30.

The Bismarck Fire Department asks citizens to refrain from the use of recreational fires when the fire danger rating is designated in the high, very high, or extreme categories and/or when a Red Flag warning has been issued for the area. When the fire danger rating is in the low to moderate category, recreational fires are allowed within the city limits.
The fire danger index for Tuesday, April 28, 2015 is: LOW

Recreational fires in Bismarck are regulated and include: chimineas, fire pits, outdoor fireplaces and portable outdoor fireplaces. These fires are limited to a total fuel area of 3' diameter x 2' height. Never leave a recreational fire unattended and extinguish it before retiring for the evening.

Please check the fire danger rating each day by going to: http://www.weather.gov/bis/fire