Forestry burn permits required starting April 1

(Fairbanks, AK) – Alaska Division of Forestry permits for open burning are required each year from April 1 to August 31,
per Alaska statute, and are subject to suspensions and closures. Permits are necessary for the burning of woody debris,
brush, grass, and slash burning.

If you already have a burn permit, check to see when it expires. To obtain a permit and to learn more about local
Forestry Area requirements, suspensions, and closures, please visit http://forestry.alaska.gov/burn/ or contact your
local Forestry office. Check for municipality or borough requirements that may also apply.

For more information, contact Maggie Hess, Information Officer, at 907-356-5512/maggie.hess@alaska.gov or Doug Albrecht, Prevention Officer, 907-761-6230/douglas.albrecht@alaska.gov.



Categories: Fire Prevention

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