LITCHFIELD FIRE RESCUE

Due to the severe lack of rain and elevated fire danger Category 3 Permits will not be issued until further notice. Category 1 and 2 fires are still allowed.

Please ensure your fire is within the criteria listed below for Category 1 and 2 permits

“Category I Fire” means a small controlled fire, such as a camp or cooking fire, no greater than 2 feet in diameter contained within a ring of fire resistive material or in a portable fireplace, except for public & private campgrounds or picnic sites, located at least 25 feet from structures. A Category I fire, conditions permitting, may be kindled with a permit at any time or day whether raining or not.

“Category II Fire” means a controlled fire, such as a camp or cooking fire, no greater than 4 feet in diameter contained within a ring of fire resistive material or in a portable fireplace and located at least 50 feet from structures. A Category II fire, conditions permitting, may be kindled with a permit only between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. unless it is actually raining.