Open Burning Information

Residential outdoor open burning is regulated by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and the North Carolina Forest Service, depending upon the location and type of burning. 

Open Burning

Information and rules for open burning can be found at the links below: 

NC Environmental Quality

NC Forest Service

Air Quality

For further information regarding air quality regulations, contact: 

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality – Raleigh Regional Office

Forest Regulation

For further information regarding forest regulations, contact: 

North Carolina Forest Service – Raleigh Regional Office
If any information is needed from Wake County Fire Services, please contact us at:

Wake County Fire Services
331 S. McDowell St.
Raleigh, NC 27601