New procedure for outdoor burn permits in Lake Charles

The following is a news release from the City of Lake Charles:

Beginning March 1, 2011 the Lake Charles Fire Department Bureau of Fire Prevention will be charging a $10 fee for all burn permits issued in all of Ward 3, incorporated and unincorporated, and a $20 administrative fee.

Applications must be submitted to and approved by the Bureau of Fire Prevention before a permit can be issued. Burn Permit Applications can be obtained at the Bureau of Fire Prevention, Lake Charles City Hall, 326 Pujo St, 8th Floor.

For more information, call 337-491-1368.