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Nebraska State Fire Marshal

Scott Cordes, State Fire Marshal


Executive Order 23-6

April 13, 2023


Today Governor Pillen issued Executive Order 23-6 in which he “…hereby suspend §81-520.01 (2) and direct a statewide suspension of the authority vested in local fire chiefs to waive the open burning ban in all portions of the state determined to be at high, very high, or extreme risk for rangeland fires until midnight April 16, 2023." Visit the Nebraska Forest Service Fire Danger page for maps that reflect the daily levels of fire danger.