Outdoor Burning

Controlled Outdoor Burning
South Carolina Forestry Commission is responsible for control burning. All outdoor burning must be reported to the commission before a fire is started. If you fail to notify the Forestry Commission it may result in a fine and / or possible arrest by the South Carolina Forestry Commission.

To notify Forestry for residential yard debris burning (ex. leaves, limbs, sticks) call 1-800-986-5403.

For all other burning (ex. fields, push up piles) call 1-800-777-3473.

For more information on burning visit South Carolina Forestry Commission