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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.