Burning Restrictions

Current burning permit restrictions and fire danger

Select a county below to see today's burning restrictions. If you're running an older desktop browser and don't see a state map, try our legacy Flash-based map or call 1-888-WIS-BURN (947-2876).

Reminder! Be sure to have your written and signed annual burning permit available while burning!


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Click a county on the map to view today’s burning restrictions.



Not sure if your burn location falls within DNR protection areas? For a more detailed look, click the + zoom button in the top left of the map at least three times (zoom out: - button).

Tap the thumbnail
to use the map
for more information
regarding fire danger.

Fire danger sign
These signs display the current fire danger rating at many Ranger Stations throughout the state.

Questions about burning? Contact a DNR fire control dispatch office [PDF].

Additional resources

Last Revised: Wednesday December 03 2014