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Wildland Fire Season: May - October

Due to the heat changes from May to October the fire danger ratings change from time to time. In the event of such conditions, below are fire danger ratings and explanations for each status.

Wildland Fire Condition: Low
Fuels do not ignite readily, lightning may start fires. Fires in open cured grasslands may burn freely a few hours after rain, but woods fires spread slowly by creeping or smoldering.
Wildland Fire Condition: Moderate Fires can start from most accidental causes. Fires in open cured grasslands will burn briskly and spread rapidly on windy days. Fires are not likely to become serious.
Wildland Fire Condition: High All fine dead fuels ignite readily and fires start easily from most causes. Unattended brush and campfires are likely to escape.
Wildland Fire Condition: Very High Fires start easily from all causes and, immediately after ignition, spread rapidly and increase quickly in intensity.
Wildland Fire Condition: Extreme Fires start quickly, spread furiously, and burn intensely.  All fires are potentially serious.