Va’s burning law goes into effect Feb. 15

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Department of Forestry is reminding residents of the state’s burning law as the start of spring fire season approaches.

Virginia’s burning law goes into effect on Feb. 15. The law prohibits burning before 4 p.m. if a fire is in or within 300 feet of woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable materials.

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  • Thomas Preston says:

    I understand the burn states no burning before 4pm, but I have heard in the past that it was any time on weekends as long as the fire was out by first thing Monday morning. Is there any truth to that?

  • Thomas Preston says:

    I understand that the burn law states that no burning before 4pm, but I have heard in the past that the 4pm rule doesn’t apply on weekends is there any truth to that?

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