Burning & Permit Information:
Today’s Predicted Class Day
The Predicted FIRE DANGER for today,
Areas without Snow Cover require a Fire Permit. Contact your local Forest Fire Warden Rick Eichler at 603-466-2549 for information.
We will begin the Predicted Fire Danger based on weather conditions. Any questions or concerns regarding fuel conditions and/or fire danger should be directed to the Division of Forests and Lands at 603-271-2214.
WHAT DOES THE CLASS DAY MEAN?
Class 1: Low
Fires are not likely, it may be raining
Class 2: Moderate
Fires are possible in light fuels, day after a rain
Class 3: High
Fuels in open areas and sunny slopes may spread rapidly
Class 4: Very High
Fires start easily from all causes
Fires spread and increase in intensity rapidly
Spot fires occur
Fire will burn deep, except in the spring
Class 5: Extreme
Fires will spread very rapidly with severe spotting
Difficult to extinguish, mop-up requires a great deal of effort