Can I burn within the city limits?

All parties wishing to burn vegetation must contact the fire department and provide a phone number and address. You must also call back the day at 228-875-4063 you intend to burn to confirm that the weather is permitting. You can only burn during the daytime and must have a hose that is close enough to extinguish the fire. The fire can be no larger than 4’ by 4’. The burning of petroleum-based products is not permitted. Please also be advised that if another party calls to complain, the fire department will be dispatched, and you will be asked to extinguish your fire.

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1. Can I burn within the city limits?
2. What is the process for filling a swimming pool?
3. How do I obtain a copy of a fire report?
4. What is the City of Ocean Springs Fire safety insurance rating?
5. Does the Fire Department check the levels and efficiency of fire extinguishers?
6. How often do commercial business need to have their extinguishers recertified?
7. Why is my water brown?
8. Does the Fire Department install child safety seats?
9. How frequently should I change the battery in my residential smoke detectors?
10. How frequently should I change out the smoke detector unit?
11. Which agencies offer assistance to victims after a fire?