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Anchorage Fire Department
Friday May 20th, 2022 :: 06:41 p.m. AKDT


Anchorage Burn Ban in effect

A burn ban is in effect for the Anchorage area. This ban prohibits open burning within the Anchorage area and applies to all open fires including backyard fire pits and recreational fires.  Commercially produced charcoal, propane, and pellet fired barbecues are exempt from the burn ban but extreme caution should be used when operating. This burn ban will be in effect until further notice. 

Residents are asked to use extreme caution when working with or around any potential ignition sources.  Examples of potential ignition sources: powered equipment, tools / equipment that may cast sparks, discarded smoking materials, barbecues, or any heat source sufficient to ignite dry grass and brush. If working with these materials residents should be prepared to quickly extinguish a fire that may start by having sufficient water readily available in the work area. 

Anchorage Fire Department
100 E 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-227-9473

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