Any open, recreational, or cooking fires shall be constantly attended by a competent person until such fire is extinguished. This person shall have a garden hose connected to a water supply or other fire-extinguishing equipment readily available for use.
Who Needs a Permit
Fitchburg residents who wish to burn approved materials, as detailed below, require a burn permit, per City Ordinance.
What You Can Burn
City Ordinance requires compliance with DNR regulations which allows for "small amounts of dry, household rubbish,...dry leaves and plant clippings."
Check out the DNR's interactive Can I Burn? tool.
For more environmentally friendly ways to dispose of many common materials, check out these resources: