DAYTON, Nev. — The Central Lyon Fire Protection District has lifted burning restrictions effective Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Open burning is permitted with a burn permit. Burn permits can be obtained at the District Office, located at 246 Dayton Valley Rd, Ste. 106 in Dayton. Permits are also available online at

Before any controlled burn, permittees must call the District Burn Line to ensure burning is permitted. The District will suspend burning depending on weather conditions.

Central Lyon County Fire District Chief Rich Harvey reminds all citizens to be fire safe and adhere to the restrictions on the permit. Property owners could be liable for any fire that escapes.

Requirements for burning include the following safety tips:

  • Before burning, call the Fire District Burn Line at 775-246-6232 to determine if burning is allowed
  • Supervise the burning material until the fire has been extinguished completely
  • Monitor for a minimum of two hours after extinguishing fire
  • Burn only if the wind is blowing 10 mph or less
  • Conduct open burning at least 30 feet from any structure or other combustible material
  • Burn near a garden hose connected to a water supply

Residents who do not have a burn permit are prohibited from burning.

For more information on Central Lyon Fire visit or call 775-246-6209.

Central Lyon Fire Protection District is the exclusive paramedic and advanced life support service provider for the district. The district provides the community with fire prevention and suppression services for the communities of Dayton, Mark Twain, Mound House, Silver City, Silver Springs and Stagecoach. For information, call 775-246-6209 or email