Backyard burning starts Oct.29 | RecordCourier.com

Backyard burning starts Oct.29

Staff Reports

Backyard burn season will open Oct. 29 and run through Dec. 11, according to the East Fork Fire District's web site.

Permits will be available starting Friday at all firehouses.

Residents who conduct clean-up burning during this open period are required to call the East Fork Fire burn line at 783-6497 each and every day of the proposed burn.

A recording will advise whether it is a permissive burn day or not and the burn hours for that day. All fires shall be out by 3:30 p.m.

Permits may be downloaded at eastforkfire.org.

Backyard burners may not burn standing grass or weeds, and are not permitted to use a burn barrel.