Burn Permits Needed October 15th - May 15th
Greenback City:(865) 755-3936
Loudon County:(865) 986-8395
Blount County: (865) 982-6264
-Check with local authorities to make sure there are no local restrictions on burning currently in place, especially in cities and towns that have their own burning permit system.
-Notify your local fire department and neighbors to let them know your plans to burn
-Do not burn on windy days
-Stay abreast of changing weather conditions
-Establish wide control lines down to bare mineral soil at least five feet wide around burn piles
-Keep fire containment equipment on hand during the fire (e.g. rake, shovel, water)
-Stay with the fire until it is completely out.