Burning Regulations

Guidelines for burning in the Town of Hammond

  1. Town residents are to call Fire Dispatch at 715-684-2112 to request a burning permit.
  2. Town Chair will notify Fire Dispatch to put a burning ban in effect for the Town of Hammond until the notice is rescinded.
  3. Permits allow the residents to have a recreational fires, burn brush, leaves, only clean untreated wood, clean paper products (such as cardboard) and vegetation.
  4. Burning of plastic, garbage, asphalt, treated and painted wood, rubber or oily substances is prohibited.
  5. Don’t burn without fire fighting tools handy and available and never leave the fire unattended.
  6. Don’t burn if conditions are dry, the wind is stronger than 8 miles per hour or if the weather forecast indicates the wind will increase during ht time you burn.
  7. The resident is responsible if your fire gets away, and becomes liable for all expenses incurred in suppressing a fire and will be responsible for all damages caused by this fire.