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WNC Air Quality News

4 Tips for Safe Debris Burning

Debris burning can be a major cause of fires. Reduce your risk with these tips for a safe debris burning experience. 

  1. Obtain a Burn Permit from your local fire department
  2. Make sure you prepare your burn site properly
  3. Use safe ignition practices
  4. Monitor the fire until completion

For more information about obtaining a burn permit or safety measures when burning, visit For more links for burning information and days that are best for burning, visit