Having a backyard fire this fall? Follow the law and be considerate of your neighbors

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

Illegal burning can result in a $80 fine.

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:

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

Visit the Fire Department's website for more information about recreational fires.

Last updated Apr. 16, 2014