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An automatic burn ban is in effect in Rapid City when the South Dakota Grasslands Fire Danger is in the Very High (orange) or Extreme (red) category.
The ban prohibits the use of outdoor appliances such as chimineas, fire places, recreational fires, fire pits, etc. Typical cooking appliances, such as LP gas fire appliances, remain acceptable.
Most fire stations have signs for the Fire Danger as determined by the National Weather Service or you can look on the National Weather Service website we use to determine our fire danger.