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 (701) 339-2628
Lignite – Jory EhlkeJory Ehlke (701) 339-0062
Columbus City – Scott Kihle(701) 339-1235
Portal – Ricky Smith (701) 339-9446
Columbus Rural – Michael Powell (701) 339-8199
Powers Lake – Mark Douts (701) 641-3641
Kenmare – Nick Thelen Nick Thelen (701) 848-6334

For more information

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

To read the Burn Ban Proclamation click here