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Burning Information
Burning & Permit Information:

Division of Forests and Lands

Today’s Predicted Class Day


The Predicted FIRE DANGER for today,

Areas without Snow Cover require a Fire Permit. Contact your local Forest Fire Warden Rick Eichler at 603-466-2549 for information.

We will begin the Predicted Fire Danger based on weather conditions. Any questions or concerns regarding fuel conditions and/or fire danger should be directed to the Division of Forests and Lands at 603-271-2214.



Class 1: Low
Fires are not likely, it may be raining

Class 2: Moderate
Fires are possible in light fuels, day after a rain

Class 3: High
Fuels in open areas and sunny slopes may spread rapidly

Class 4: Very High
Fires start easily from all causes
Fires spread and increase in intensity rapidly
Spot fires occur
Fire will burn deep, except in the spring

Class 5: Extreme
Fires will spread very rapidly with severe spotting
Difficult to extinguish, mop-up requires a great deal of effort

Town of Gorham, New Hampshire
20 Park Street, Gorham NH 03581 (603) 466-3322