Bu
rning permits are required by law for all outdoor burning in the State of Maine. Burning permits are issue on low and moderate fire danger days only. You can obtain a burning permit at the fire station for free, or online for a fee. From time to time when winds or weather conditions change permits might be restricted for after 5:00pm. These conditions will be part of the permit. 
Class 1 = Low
Class 2 = Moderate
Class 3 = High
Class 4 = Very High
Class 5 = Extreme 
During extreme fire danger days the governor may ban additional outdoor activities involving sparks and flames.