Fire Ratings


This photo identifies the fire ratings and allowable activities for the Municipality of Whitestone. It shows the permissible activities when in a fire rating of Low, Moderate, High, and Extreme.

Low Fire Rating Normal Burning - Permits required, daytime burning permits may be issued with the Chief Fire Official or his/her designates approval. Fires for cooking and warmth are permitted. The fire must be contained with a grill for cooking and extinguished after cooking is completed.
Moderate Fire RatingNormal Burning - Permits required, day time burning permits may be issued with the Chief Fire Official or his/her designates approval. Fires for cooking and warmth are permitted. The fire must be contained with a grill for cooking and extinguished after cooking is completed.
High Fire Rating All day time burning permits and incinerator permits are suspended. 
Extreme Fire Rating Total fire ban NO FIRES/NO FIREWORKS