No. The City of Manhattan has an ordinance against residential open burning. Outdoor recreational fires and portable fireplaces complying with the City of Manhattan Outdoor Fire Policy are allowed.
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The City of Manhattan has an ISO rating of 2, which helps establish appropriate fire insurance premiums.
The brochure helps victims deal with the first 24 hours after a fire, insurance issues, property value and replacement of important documents and records. Call 785-587-4504 for your free brochure. Read more about what to do after a fire.
Tours of the Headquarters Fire Station may be scheduled by completing the request form here. Please keep in mind that the department has regular duties and training sessions, so the tours must be planned in advance and scheduled around the department staff schedules. To assist in scheduling, please have the following information available: date and time you would like to visit, number of persons expected to attend, age group of attendees, length of tour requested and any special requests.
The Manhattan Fire Department offers fire prevention presentations on a variety of subjects. Programs can be customized to fit the needs of the specific organization. Please complete this form to request a presentation.
The Manhattan Fire Department provides CPR classes for groups and the general public. Visit the CPR page to find more information.
The American Red Cross also offers a variety of safety classes including CPR, AED and First Aid. For more information or class schedules call 800-733-2767 or visit http://www.redcross.org/en/takeaclass .