Debris Burn Permits now required
October 15, 2020
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry observed National Fire Prevention Week October 4 - 10 by reminding citizens to follow simple safety practices to prevent wildfires, and obtain a debris burn permit for leaf and brush piles. The official start of wildfire season in Tennessee is October 15.
“With the recent and forecasted rain, we expect favorable conditions for safe debris burning in the short term,” State Forester David Arnold said. “However, we shouldn’t let our guard down. We encourage Tennesseans to remain vigilant, practice safe debris burning, and...