Controlled Burns

State Administrative Regulations require citizens to notify the Sheriff's Office and Fire Department before conducting a controlled burn.  In Sumner County, those notifications can be made by calling 9-1-1.

Controlled Burns are not allowed when there is a State or County Burn Ban in effect, or when the National Weather Service has issued, or is expected to issue a Wind Advisory or Red Flag Warning.


For more information, review County Resolution 2014-24 regarding Open Burning in Sumner County.

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County Resolution 2014-24

Fire Weather

DISCLAIMER: Always check with the National Weather Service or Storm Prediction Center for the most current information.

Serving Sumner County since 1995.

Sumner County Emergency Communications

501 North Washington Ave.

Wellington, KS 67152

Administrative Phone: 620.326.3398


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