Recreational Fires

Please remember the following rules under New Brighton City Code and MN State Fire Code:

  • Fires may only be set in a fireplace, pit, or fire ring designed for wood fires for recreation or food preparation purposes

  • The size of the fire shall not exceed three (3) feet in any direction (3 feet wide, 3 feet tall)

  • A garden hose and water supply or other adequate fire extinguishing equipment must be available

  • A competent adult must be in constant attendance until the fire is extinguished

  • No fire can be set or allowed to continue burning during winds in excess of 10 MPH

  • Only clean wood may be used as a fuel and no accelerants may be used

  • No burning of leaves, grass, trash, treated lumber materials, construction debris, plastic materials, etc

  • Must be at least 25 feet from a building or combustible material

Non-Emergency 651-767-0640     Reports/Towed Vehicles 651-288-4100