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Burn Permits Considered

Posted: February 14, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Open burning in the city will soon require a Fire Department permit.

At A Glance

Springdale Burn Permits

Items not allowed to be burned in a permitted controlled open fire:

-Garbage

-Tree trunks and branches larger than 4 inches in diameter

-Treated, milled or dimensional lumber

-Trade waste

-Motor vehicles or salvage waste

-Asphalt or composition roofing

-Tar, tar paper, petroleum products, plastics or paint

-Insulated wire

-Dead animals or animal waste

-Hazardous or pathogenic waste

Source: Springdale Fire Department

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Wow another hurdle to jump to burn something. Well the Fire Dept does not need to burn anymore houses for practice. The smoke from all the burning materials pollutes the air and is dangerous for all involved. The fire fighters have burn buildings to practice in they don't need to burn houses for practice.
What a hassle to go to the main fire station to get a permit. There is limited parking there and a busy place. Come on NEW Chief making people come down town for a permit is a problem for leaf burners. It should be handled with a phone call it is 2013 we have internet and phones. Thanks for councilman Reed for some common sense. Which doesn't happen alot in Springdale with a little more thought they could do away with this permit and just pick up every ones burnable trash and they wouldn't have to burn anything. Remember what your saying Chief can't burn dangerous materials NO MORE PRACTICE BURNS.

Posted by: troutjig

February 14, 2013 at 8:29 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Of course construction companies that build our schools wouldn't have to follow the same rules obviously because the one their building on Hilton Rd had piles of trees that burned day and night for several days. I guess the way the city looks at it, is if a few people can't follow the current rules, lets come up with a new set that inconviences everyone. I think come election time we need to remember the members of the council who help make rules like this and try to run off new business in the ball park area and don't forget losing police escorts in Funerals. Maybe its even time for a new mayor.

Posted by: FlatTop

February 14, 2013 at 6:13 p.m. ( | suggest removal )