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Burn Ban Now In Effect

By Staff | Apr 15, 2016

Effective as of April 5, 2016, Pierce County declared a Fire Emergency and Burn Ban (to include garbage/pit burning, burning of farmland, cropland and/or ditches, and the use of fire to demolish structures without permission from designated fire authority) that will remain in effect when the North Dakota Fire danger index is in the “High, Very High or Extreme” index and/or a “Red Flag Warning” has been issued for Pierce County until further notice. The daily Rangeland Fire Index can be found at the following website: www.nd.gov/des

Any individual who willfully violates this burn ban is guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor. The maximum penalties for a Class B Misdemeanor are up to 30 days in jail and up to a $1500.00 fine.

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