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​​​Fire Danger Ratings in BWG

Fire danger ratings are generally monitored from April 1 to October 31 of each year. The current rating is shown on this page throughout this period, and on the homepage of the Town of BWG website beginning with the first incidence of a rating higher than Low.


Low Hazard

Ignition of forest fuels will be difficult and spread potential is limited. No control problems.


​Moderate Hazard

Grasses, dry branches will easily ignite. Spread to adjacent fuels would be slow. Control of fire may be difficult. Take normal precautions


High Hazard

Fires for cooking will be allowed.
Most forest fuels will ignite easily and spread rapidly. Control would be difficult.



​Extreme Hazard - BURN BAN IN EFFECT

Restrictions will be in effect. No Open Burning Allowed. Fires for cooking are only allowed in recognized campgrounds. All other burning is restricted.

The forest fuels are dry and explosive. Sparks will ignite fuels easily and spread would be rapid; virtually impossible to control.