Is outdoor burning allowed in the City of West Allis?
Open burning is prohibited in the City of West Allis, however, a device for the burning of wood that is equipped with a metal hood and screen that completely encloses the area where wood is burned so as to prevent embers or sparks from exiting the device is allowed. Additionally, such devices shall not be used on porches or decks or within ten (10) feet of a dwelling, garage or other accessory structure; such devices shall not be used between the hours of 11:00 pm and 8:00 am; and such devices shall be tended by a competent person at all times combustion is occurring.

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1. What requirements are necessary to apply for the position of Firefighter?
2. Is outdoor burning allowed in the City of West Allis?
3. Are fireworks allowed in the City of West Allis?
4. Are tours of the fire stations allowed?
5. Does the Fire Department offer CPR education?
6. Does the Fire Department install child safety seats?
7. How can I get a copy of a fire, property or ambulance report?
8. How do I apply for a permit for plan reviews, tents, fire protection systems, etc?
9. As a business owner, who can I contact after hours for non-emergent issues?
10. Does the Fire Department offer free smoke and/or carbon monoxide detectors?
11. Are landlords required to provide smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers?
12. How should I recycle/dispose of old smoke alarms?
13. How can I dispose of old fire extinguishers?
14. Someone is at my door claiming to be a member of the WAFD. What should I do?
15. Does the fire department perform fireplace or chimney inspections?
16. Does the Fire Department conduct radon testing?