Can I burn (bonfire, grill, etc.) or have a fire pit in Grafton?

I LIVE IN THE VILLAGE OF GRAFTON- Open burning and bonfires are prohibited within the Village limits. Portable fire pits and grills are allowed under certain conditions. To view the conditions, please follow this link to the Village of Grafton Burning ordinance:

I LIVE IN THE TOWN OF GRAFTON- Open burning and bonfires are allowed within the Town of Grafton. Responsible burning in compliance with Wisconsin statute is required. The "Can I Burn?" online tool from the WI DNR can assist you in determining whether your planned burn is allowed. The tool can be found here:

Additional responsible burning info can be found here:

If you still have questions, please contact our department and we will be happy to assist.

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1. How many calls does the Grafton Fire Department respond to in a year?
2. If I call the fire department/ambulance, will I be charged?
3. Why did the dispatcher ask so many questions when I called 9-1-1?
4. I live in Grafton, but why did an ambulance/fire engine from another community respond to my house?
5. Can I tour the fire station?
6. How is the Grafton Fire Department staffed?
7. Can I burn (bonfire, grill, etc.) or have a fire pit in Grafton?
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9. How many stations and members does the department have?