City of Independence, Missouri

Independence Fire Department issues burn ban for March 2 through 8 a.m., March 6

A Burn Ban is in effect for the remainder of today, Wed., March 2, until 8 a.m. Sun., March 6. 

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.