Having a backyard fire? Be considerate and follow the law

For some, colder fall temperatures are a reason to think about having a small recreational fire. Following these Minneapolis ordinances will help keep Minneapolis safe and livable:

Illegal burning can result in a $200 fine.

To report an illegal or unsafe fire, call 911.

Visit the Minneapolis Fire Department web page more information about recreational fires.

Be a good neighbor

When you’re planning to have a recreational fire, these simple suggestions could help make sure you’re being a considerate neighbor:

The Fire and Police departments are authorized to extinguish the fire immediately if it is hazardous or unsafe. For more information on recreational fires or to register a complaint about a recreational fire, call 311.

Visit the City's website for more information on Minneapolis air quality.  

Published Oct 26, 2012

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