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"Making house calls since 1967"


Attention:

Due to the extremely dry season we are currently having the State of Tennessee is not issuing burn permits. For more information please click on the "Obtain a Burn Permit" tab to the left.

Obtain a Burn Permit

Burning permits focus attention on the safe use of fire. From October 15 through May 15, anyone starting an open-air fire within 500 feet of a forest, grassland, or woodland must by law secure a burning permit from the Division of Forestry. Permits are not required for burning in containers such as a metal barrel with a ½" mesh screen cover. Anyone needing to burn within an incorporated city should contact city authorities about any local burning ordinances. Many towns and cities have their own burning regulations that supersede the Division of Forestry’s burning permit program.

Permits are free of charge and may be obtained by calling 423.239.5811. Burning permits are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except on holidays. Permits may be obtained in advance for weekends and holidays.

For information on what materials may NOT be burned in Tennessee, please visit Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's Open Burning Guidelines by clicking hereTo report illegal burning, please call toll-free 1-888-891-TDEC.

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East Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department
3287 Weaver Pike
Bristol Tennessee 37620
Non-Emergency: 423.878.2787
Emergency: 911
Fax: 423.217.1043
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