Open burning within the City of DeRidder is prohibited without a burn permit. Due to regulations by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, natural vegetation is the only item allowed for burning. This includes limbs but does not allow the burning of lumber, plastics, fuel oils or waste oil, wire and trash. For further details or to obtain a permit please complete and submit the online burn permit request form or contact the Fire Chief's office at 337-462-8929. There is no charge for burn permits.