- 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