Elko County Fire Protection District
The Elko County Fire Protection District would like to inform all residents of the unincorporated areas of Elko County that all open burning will be prohibited effective Thursday, August 15, 2019 to include burn barrels, bonfires, recreational fires, warming fires, cooking fires and portable outdoor fireplaces. Pursuant to 2012 International Fire Code 307.1.1 open burning shall be prohibited when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fires hazardous.
The Elko County Fire Protection District in correlation with our partner agencies, the Bureau of Land Management, the Nevada Division of Forestry and the United States Forest Service are strictly prohibiting all forms of open burning effective tomorrow.
For more information on fire restrictions in your area visit nevadafireinfo.org.
If you any questions regarding open burning or preparing your property, please contact the Elko County Fire Protection District at (775) 738-9960.