Please read before applying for a burning permit.

The Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District can suspend
burning at anytime. Burns may not be a nuisance to neighbors or produce heavy smoke. If you still have questions please contact us from 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at Station One (239) 283-0030.

Information we need from you:

  • Your permit number (if applicable)

  • Your name

  • The address of the burn location

  • A phone number at which we can contact you

  • Size and type of burn (pit, pile, etc.) 

Please call for each day you are burning and remember to extinguish the fire 1 hour before sunset. 

Download detailed burn safety information here.

Click HERE for the Fire Laws