Controlled Burns



Provide the Following Information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number and
  • What You Are Burning.

Be Aware:

Natural Vegetation such as leaves, brush, fields, hay or straw and household waste may be burned.  All other material such as buildings, tires, construction waste, petroleum products, furniture, etc. are not to be burned without approval from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Call DNR at 573-634-2436 for approval.

It is important to have the latest and most updated weather conditions available before starting the burn.  Wind direction and speed should be taken into account to prevent smoke from hindering any roadways and to prevent fire from becoming out of control.

When Burn is Complete:

Stay Safe and Out of Danger

If the Fire Gets Out of Control  – CALL 911