02 NCAC 60B .1017          FIRES

(a)  No person shall build or start a fire in any area of a State Forest, State recreational forest, or Educational State Forest, unless that area is designated for such purpose.

(b)  Tree planters and logging crews may build warming fires if they obtain a permit and confine the fire to an area designated for such purpose.

(c)  Fires ignited for forest management purposes under the provisions of a prescribed burning plan as defined in G.S. 106-966, approved by the Forest Supervisor or his or her designee, are exempt from this Rule.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-22; 106-870; 106-877; 106-887;

Eff. November 1, 2009;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 09C .1244 Eff. May 1, 2012;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.