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Reducing Liability for Rx Burns

REMEMBER . . . You are responsible for your fire.

Title 2, Sections 16-28 and 16-28.2 of the Oklahoma Forestry Code provide some liability protection for landowners conducting prescribed burns under certain conditions. To obtain this protection however, the owner or manager is responsible for planning the burn, providing proper notification to neighbors and local authorities, conducting the burn according to the plan, providing adequate equipment and manpower to control the fire and confine it to his or her property, and preventing impacts downwind from smoke.

OFS makes available a 

 for use when utilizing prescribed fire.