Sister Bay Liberty Grove Fire Department
Frequently Asked Questions / Rules and Requirements
1.) Where can I get a permit- Permits are available during normal business hours from
Jungwirth’ Ace Hardware
10636 North Bay shore Drive
Sister Bay, WI 54234
2.) What is the cost of a permit? – Permits are offered free of charge.
3.) How long is the permit good for? - Permits are issued one day at a time for and on the day of the burn.
4.) Can I burn on Sundays? - No burn permits will be issued on Sundays
5.) Can I burn on a Holiday? - No burn permits will be issued on holidays.
6.) What can I burn?
All items to be burned must meet the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources rules and regulations
7.) If the fire gets away am I liable? – Yes
Permit holders are responsible for any and all damage that may result from there fire
8 .) Do I have to stay with the fire? – Yes
Permit holders must remain with the fire until the fire is burned out or extinguished
9.) What happens if I don’t get a permit?
Burning without a permit may result in a fine issued by the Door County Sheriff’s Department
10.) Will I get a bill from the Fire Department?
Burning without a permit may result in a bill for cost incurred for the extinguishment of the fire
11.) When burning what do I have to do?
It is recommended that a means of extinguishment is keep near the fire at all time.
12.) What happens if I think the fire is to big or is getting away?
In the event of a uncontrolled fire or any possible problem with the fire call 9-1-1.
13.) Who should I contact if I have any questions?
Please call the Sister Bay & Liberty Grove Fire Department at – 920-854-4021