Am I allowed to have a fire outside?
The City allows homeowners to burn without prior notification to the Fire Dept. for recreational fires. Recreational fires are defined as outdoor fires utilized to cook food for human consumption and fire contained in approved outdoor fireplaces. All fires should be a safe distance from any structure (25') and must be attended to at all times. In addition, a garden hose or fire extinguisher must be readily accessible. The homeowner may be ordered to extinguish the fire if it is deemed to be a nuisance by the Fire Dept., or if the fire is offensive or objectionable because of smoke or odor emissions, or when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make the fire hazardous.

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1. My water is discolored. What causes the discoloration and what should I do?
2. How do I report a broken/leaking hydrant and who is responsible for the repair?
3. I want to use a fire hydrant to fill my pool, what do I need to do?
4. Why does the fire truck sometimes respond with the ambulance to emergency medical calls?
5. How do I obtain a Fire or EMS report?
6. Does the Fire Department charge for ambulance service?
7. Does the Fire Department offer CPR training?
8. Does the Fire Department offer tours of the station?
9. Do I need to have a smoke alarm in my house?
10. Are sky lanterns allowed in the City?
11. Am I allowed to have a fire outside?
12. How do I dispose of medical syringes?