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Local Burn Restrictions and Fire Declarations

The following map depicts counties and tribal nations where fire emergencies have been declared and burn bans/restrictions implemented.

Please refer to the interactive map below to view existing county and tribal (dark red) declarations.

By clicking on the county or tribal areas on the map below you can view additional information regarding burn bans/restrictions for a particular area.

This list may not be all inclusive. Please contact your county emergency manager for the most current information and for specific restrictions that may exist in your county.

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Link to list of county emergency managers

North Dakota Fire Danger Rating Map

The ND Fire Danger Rating is issued each morning during fire season, typically April 1 to October 31. Although not very often, there are times when weather conditions that develop during the day result in a change to fire conditions. It is critical that you verify the current Fire Danger Rating and local burn ban restrictions BEFORE burning and participating in outdoor activities. Current ND Fire Danger Rating information and Fire Weather Forecasts, to include Red Flag Warnings, are located on the National Weather Service website:


For information on burning restrictions and prohibitions contact your local emergency manager or fire department.

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