The following steps must be completed before you are allowed to burn:

  1. You must have a valid burning permit from your local official.
  2. The Fire Danger must be either “LOW or MODERATE”. Open Burning is NOT permitted if the Fire Danger is “HIGH, VERY HIGH, OR EXTREME”.
  3. You must contact Valley Shore Dispatch at 860-399-7921 before you begin burning. Please provide the location of your burn and your contact information. You will also have to call Valley Shore when you have completed your burn.
  4. Burning is only allowed during the hours of 10am and 5pm.

DEEP: Forest Fire Danger