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Is Today a Burn Day? Is Today a Burn Day?

NO BURNING TODAY! VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER! 

A BURN BAN/CLOSURE IS IN EFFECT, ISSUED BY THE ANCHORAGE FIRE CHIEF  

 

The only devices permitted today are fully enclosed electric, charcoal or propane barbecue grills and fish smokers. Charcoal grills are now permitted. Please extinguish charcoal briquets in a bucket of water. Burn permits are suspended until further notice. 

Please call 911 only if you spot a fire or smoke column. If you are reporting the smell of smoke or illegal backyard campfires and other outdoor burning, please call the non-emergency AFD Dispatch number at 267-4950. Fines of $150 per first occurrence and $300 to $600 for successive violations within 5 years will be assessed. Fireworks are not legal within the Municipality. Fireworks will be confiscated and users fined $300, per occurrence. Please call APD at 786-8900 to report the unlawful use of fireworks. 

Please call the burn hotline for the daily burning restriction update after 9:00 AM at 267-5020.  

Contact AFD's Forester if you have questions at 267-4902 or AFD Administration at 267-5091.  

 

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