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Open Burn Season is March 1st- November 30th 

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Activation is required prior to burning


The Broadwater County Sheriff's Office does not and cannot issue nor activate Burn Permits. In order to obtain a required burn permit for Broadwater County, you will need to purchase via online at the link below or in person by visiting the Townsend Fire Station at 130 S Cedar St in Townsend (Please call first at 266-5535).

You are required to activate your burn permit each time you burn. You can activate your permit online or by calling the Automated Phone Activation System at 855-808-BURN(2876)


Broadwater County Sheriffs Office does not and cannot issue or activate burn permits. 


Issue/Activation website:      


Crime Tip Hotline  406-266-3441 or submit via Email