Ingham Township

Ingham Township

Fire Department

Burning Information

Click here for a copy of our Burning Ordinance

Click for a Burn Permit Application
Print the form, complete the upper portion and bring it to the Ingham Township Clerk or Treasurer on Tues. & Thursdays 10am to 2pm at the Twp Offices located at 1420 Johnson Street, Dansville MI 48819 or drop in the drop box outside the township door.

Activate a current burn permit by email or call 517-623-6691 *Must be activated 24 hours prior to burning during weekdays ONLY, Please include your name, address, telephone number and address where you will be burning and the four consecutive days you wish to activate permit** email address:

Burn permit activation is required for anything larger than a campfire (36″ in diameter and the flame shall not exceed 36″ from the bottom of device or pit), or a burn barrel with grated cover. Burn permit activation must be obtained 24 hours prior to burning, Monday thru Friday 8am and 5pm by calling 517-623-6691 or by emailing

Blank burn permit applications are available in a clear box attached under the township information sign outside the township door. Once completed, this form can be entered into the black dropbox by the township door. Please do not submit an activation in this box, you must follow the directions on the burn permit. Either call or email to activate, during this time it is preferred that you email.

General Information

Ingham Township Fire Department
(Dansville Fire & Rescue)

1420 Johnson Street, PO Box 293
Dansville, MI 48819-0293

Non Emergencies Only
Tel: (517) 623-6691
Fax: (517) 623-0118

For Emergencies Dial 9-1-1

Fire Department Officers

Fire Chief Captain Lieutenant Lieutenant
Brandon Whipple
Corey Barrett
Justin Kidd
Kelen Gailey

Excerpt from Burning Ordinance

No building materials, building debris, plastics, rubber, rubber products, chemicals, asphalt, treated or painted wood products, other hazardous materials or any other materials aside from trees, limbs, brush or leaves shall be burned.

Fire Department Employment

Application for Employment

Fill out the application, print, sign and do one of the following:

  • Scan in the document and email it to
  • Drop the completed application in the black drop box outside the township door (1420 Johnson St., Dansville *back side of fire station)
  • Mail the application to I.T.F.D. Attn: Fire Chief, PO Box 293, Dansville MI 48819-0293

If you have any question feel free to email the email address above or call 517-623-6691 and leave a message.