Saturday, August 19, 2017
     

Get information on the Kansas Rangeland Fire Danger Index from the National Weather Service before starting a controlled burn. Please call our office at 785-828-3121 before starting a controlled burn and when you are finished with it.

LOW FIRE DANGER MEANS...
Controlled burns can be executed with reasonable safety.

MODERATE FIRE DANGER MEANS...
Although controlled burns can be executed without creating a hazard, routine caution should be taken.

HIGH FIRE DANGER MEANS...
Fires will be difficult to control. Outdoor burning should be restricted to early morning and late evening hours.

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER MEANS...
Fire control will be very difficult and require extended effort. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

EXTREME FIRE DANGER MEANS...
Every fire has the potential to become large. Expect extreme and erratic fire behavior. No outdoor burning should take place in areas with extreme fire danger.

 

Controlled Burning Information Links:

Osage County Limited Open Burning Resolution - Limited open burning in Osage County and permit required. Effective January 1, 2015

Burn Permit Information - Burn Resolution & Permit Questions and Answers

Kansas Open Burning Regulations - Kansas Department of Health & Environment Open Burning Regulations

Osage Co Burn Permit - Osage Co Burn Permit email or fax to Osage Co Emergency Management for approval