2021 Fire Information & Burn Ban

2021 Burn Ban
Burn Ban is in effect when the North Dakota Rangeland Fire Danger Rating is in the High, Very High, Extreme and/or a Red Flag warning has been issued.

Check the Fire Index Map

Burning will be allowed with a low & moderate fire danger rating WITH APPROVAL of the local Fire response who has jurisdiction over the designated area in Burke County.

Fire District Contacts

Bowbells – Dylan Benge                                   Lignite – Jory Ehlke
Columbus City – Scott Kihle                             Portal – Ricky Smith
Columbus Rural – Michael Powell                  Powers Lake – Mark Douts
Kenmare – Mitch Duerre

For more information

Burke County Sheriff – (701) 377-2311
Emergency Management – (701) 377-4911

To read the Burn Ban Proclamation click here