Fire Weather

…the site keeps the real-time data current. Slow internet speeds may hamper proper functioning. Open the Georgia Wildfire Public Viewer Burn Permits and Notifications Some outdoor burning requires a burn

Pre-Suppression Firebreaks

…GFC office. Burn Permits and Notifications Some outdoor burning requires a burn permit and/or notification. NOTE: Burning Permits are good only for the day they are issued. LEARN MORE For…

GFC and COVID-19

…offices to issue burn permits and respond to customers by appointment. We’re encouraging online burn permitting at GaTrees.org or by calling 1-877-OK2-BURN (652-2876). GFC rangers in all areas are on…

Ransomware Attack Impacting GFC Online Services

* Georgia law no longer requires notification to the Georgia Forestry Commission by people planning to burn yard debris. Charges may apply if wildfire results from escaped burning and evidence…

Georgia Burn Ban Begins May 1

…a burn permit from the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) before burning outdoors. Permits can be secured online at GaTrees.org, by calling 1-877-OK2-BURN or contacting their county GFC office. “During this…

Prescribed Burn Time in Georgia

…important forest management tool. Are you interested in prescribed burning this year? Do you have all the tools to burn with? The GFC has two burn trailers in west-central Georgia…

New Rules in Effect as North Georgia Burn Ban is Lifted

…in July, significant changes were made to the Georgia law requiring burners to notify the Georgia Forestry Commission of their intent to burn outdoor yard debris. Landowners planning to burn

North Georgia Burn Ban Helps Boost Air Quality

…annual burn ban will continue to be required to secure a burn permit from the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) before conducting any outside burning. Permits can be requested online at…

Annual Northern Georgia Burn Ban Begins May 1

…contribute to human health concerns and issues. Residents in Georgia counties not included in the annual burn ban, or wishing to conduct open burning that is exempt from the burn