Spring Forest Fire Hazard Season

The Kentucky Forest Fire Hazard Season in February 15th through April 30th. During the forest fire hazard season, even though the precautions required by KRS 149.375 have been taken, it is unlawful for any person to:

  • Set fire to,
  • or to procure another to set fire to, any flammable material capable of spreading fire,
  • located in or within one hundred fifty feet (150′) of any woodland or brushland,
  • except between the hours of 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM, prevailing local time, or when the ground is covered in snow.

Remember, all fires should be attended until extinguished.

For further information, contact your local Kentucky Division of Forestry Office: Betsy Layne – Campbellsville-Elizabethtown-Frankfort-Hazard-Madionsville-Morehead-Pineville.