Burn Permits Updates
Maine is experiencing an abnormally high number of wildfires. To date, Forest Rangers responded to 712 fires, representing 871 acres, the second-highest fire count in 10 years, and it's only June. So far, there has been a 170% increase in wildfires caused by campfires compared to 2019. Dry weather and disruptions caused by the pandemic are the root causes of this abnormally high number of fires.
Due to this all outdoor burning is banned until further notice!