City of Independence, Missouri

Independence Fire Department extends burn ban through 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17

A city-wide Burn Ban has been extended through Friday, December 17, at 8 a.m. for all outside or open fires (except for residential barbequing). 

Citizens are reminded to properly dispose of smoking materials, fireplace logs and barbeque charcoal by placing them in a metal container after dousing with water.

For further information about the current outdoor burn ban, citizens may contact the Fire Prevention Division of the Independence Fire Department at (816) 325-7121 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.