BAKER CITY – Baker City Fire and Rescue has announced that burn permits are now available. According to the department, “after careful consideration and in coordination with our state partners, we will relax the fire danger to moderate and remove the burn restrictions that have been in place over the summer. The lower temperatures and last week’s rain have helped but not eliminate all risks. Please be considerate of your neighbors and follow the burn permit rules /ordinance.”
Anyone who has any questions is encouraged to contact the department on their non-emergency number (541) 523-3711 during regular business hours. If you need a permit, they are available at the front office located at
Baker City Fire Department
1616 Second Street
Baker City, OR 97814
Reminder: The annual permit allows noncommercial burning, limited to untreated wood, paper products, and yard debris all with certain limitations. The permit is valid during the calendar year expiring 12/31/2021 and remain free.