FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Burning Within the Village Limits ... ?

Burning within a village is regulated by village ordinance, check with your village clerk.

Are Burning Permits Required ... ?

Burning Permits are required from Jan 1 to June 1 whenever the ground is not snow covered.There is no burning on Sundays and Holidays.

What Are the Hours I Can Burn ... ?

Once you have received a burn permit the hours of burn are from 4:00pm until midnight. Fire must be supervised at all times.

Are Open Fires Banned ... ?

We will update if a burning ban goes into effect. The DNR will advise you at the time burning permit is issued.

Where are Burning Permits Available... ?

The annual burning permit can be obtained at Amherst Fire District, a DNR Ranger Station or by designated Emergency Fire Warden. See website at www.dnr.wi.gov/forestry/fire or by calling 1-888-WIS-BURN for more information

Carbon Monoxide, What you Need to Know... ?

You can find information on Wisconsin's New Carbon Monoxide (CO) Law by clicking here

How Do I Apply for a Position... ?

Under the membership tab, click "Join Our Team". Fill out the application under the "application downloads" at the bottom of the page.

Amherst Fire District

4585 Fairgrounds Road

Amherst, WI 54406

Phone: (715) 824-2699

Fax: (715) 824-2692

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