The City of McKinney requirement for a Hot Work Permit to perform any type of hot work including cutting, welding, or other similar operation within McKinney city limits, in effect since August 29, 2013, has been lifted. This requirement may be reinstated at any time; so, please watch for status updates in area media, by calling 972-547-2879, or by visiting www.mckinneyfire.org.
For information relating to fires in city parks, including camp fires and ceremonial fires, contact the McKinney Parks and Recreation Department at 972-547-7480.
The McKinney Fire Department reminds all individuals and businesses that the Hot Work Permit requirement and/or the Burn Ban may be reinstated at any time, dependent upon drought conditions. Please be vigilant in your safety and in monitoring announcements regarding drought, weather, and burn conditions.
Story submitted by Stacie Durham, McKinney Fire Department