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2475 State Ave Dickinson North Dakota 58601

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STARK COUNTY BURN BAN INFORMATION

For more information go to: 

 

www.starkcountynd.gov/fire.

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Stark County Fire Rating/ Burn Ban Information

The 2019 Burn Ban is in effect when the North Dakota Rangeland Fire Rating is in the “High”, “Very High”, or “Extreme” category and/or a Red Flag Warning has been issued. The Rangeland Fire Rating is issued on a daily basis. 

 

THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF A BURN BAN
IS A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR 
NDCC
37-17.1-10: MAXIMUM SENTENCE OF
30 DAYS IN JAIL AND $1,500 FINE

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Click on the image above to view a map of North Dakota and the current fire rating.

 

​ FIRE RATING​ 
Categories

 

"​Low" Category
"Moderate" Category

 

Charcoal grills, smokers, and gas grills are allowed when following grilling safety guidelines.

Outdoor/backyard fire pits, fire places and chimineas may be used within city limits and must be equipped with a screen to contain sparks and embers and flame must stay contained inside the screen at all times.  Ensure the unit is on a non-combustible surface and maintain a distance of 15’ from combustibles or structure.

Burning trash, grass, leaves etc. is prohibited.  If a complaint is received concerning smoke from a fire, the fire will be required to be extinguished.  Please enjoy your outdoor fireplace safely.

​​"High" Category

"​Very High" Category
"Extreme And/Or Red Flag" Category


All burning including Outdoor/backyard fire pits, fire places and chimineas is prohibited. 

 

Gas grills, charcoal grills or smokers are allowed. When using charcoal grills or smokers the unit must be on non-combustible surface and maintain a distance of 10' from combustibles or structure.

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Stark County Declares a Fire Emergency and Institutes Burn Ban tied to the Fire Rating