Burning Information

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  • 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