Do I have a legal right to conduct a prescribed fire?

Prescribed Fire June 27, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF

It depends upon the particular state and county in question. For example, some states have statutes that secure a property right for landowners to conduct prescribed fires. Contact your county Extension agent, local fire department, or state prescribed fire council for specific laws and regulations regarding prescribed fires in your area.

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