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Fort Calhoun Fire/Rescue Burn Permits

Apply for your online permit today.

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Don't forget to call!

Telephone: (402) 415-2143

No Burning Within the City of Fort Calhoun

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can obtain a burn permit?

Only residents living in approved areas can obtain a permit. Permits are conditional and may be revoked at any time.

How can I obtain a burn permit?

You may register online using this website, or you can visit us in person.

What can I burn?

Please only burn wood, wood by-products (cardboard, paper etc.) or leaves.

Do I need a permit?

If you want to have an open-air fire (bonfire, fire pit etc.) then yes, you need an approved permit. If you are having a barbecue a permit is not required.

What phone numbers do I call after I get a burn permit?

You must call 402-415-2143 to activate your permit as well as 402-426-6866 to notify the Washington County Sheriff that you have a valid permit before you burn.