May 22, 2020

Emporia Fire Department is lifting the ban on burning within the City of Emporia on Friday, May 22, 2020 as Kansas moves into modified Phase 2 of the COVID 19 recovery. All open burning operations within the city limits of Emporia must be approved by calling Station 1 at 620-343-4230. The regulations for open burning can be found on the Emporia Fire Department website under the “Fire Prevention” tab. Please consider your neighbors and remember that the smoke produced by open burning can exacerbate existing respiratory illness such as COVID-19.

Please direct all questions to the Emporia Fire Department at 620-343-4230.

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