Outdoor Burning

Outdoor burning is regulated by the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission (TNRCC) and the Big Spring Fire Marshal. Any outdoor burning must be approved by Big Spring Fire Marshal's Office. Permission for burning may be obtained by contacting:

 Dan Hendrickson

City of Big Spring Fire Marshal

Phone: 432-264-2302

 Office Hours

Monday - Friday

 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

All burn requests are judged on a case-by-case basis and the privilege to burn may be revoked any time at the discretion of the Fire Marshal.


Approval of bonfires will be through the Fire Marshal's office.

View the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's Guide to Outdoor Burning In Texas (PDF).