Wildfire Risk

(*) - These dates may be adjusted to anticipate or extend the critical period.

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Restrictions associated with the Wildfire Risk Class DURING the CRITICAL PERIOD Low Moderate High Very High Highest
It is PROHIBITED to do Extensive Burning without AUTHORIZATION. Register in the application. Inquire at your  Municipal Council or at 808 200 520. Autorização Queimadas
It is PROHIBITED to make burning of piled-up waste without AUTHORIZATION. Register for the application. Inquire at your Municipal Council or at 808 200 520. Autorização Queima
The use of stoves, BBQs and grills is PROHIBITED in all rural spaces, except where used outside of the critical areas and in places duly authorised for the purpose. No Grills No Grills No Grills No Grills No Grills
Smoking and all types of naked flames are PROHIBITED in woodland and forests. No Smoking No Smoking No Smoking No Smoking No Smoking
Balloons with a lit fuse and rockets are PROHIBITED . Fireworks are only permitted subject to authorisation from the Municipal Council. No Fireworks No Fireworks No Fireworks No Fireworks No Fireworks
Fumigating and pest control in apiaries are PROHIBITED except where the fumigators are fitted with spark retention devices. No Fumigating No Fumigating No Fumigating No Fumigating No Fumigating
The use of “strimmers” (unless they have a nylon line), brush cutters and stubble shredders is PROHIBITED on Maximum Risk days. Avoid the use of metal discs.         No Forestry Machines
It is permitted to use strimmers, bush cutters and stubble shredders. Yes Forestry Machines Yes Forestry Machines Yes Forestry Machines Yes Forestry Machines  
Spark retention devices and flame covers must be used on exhaust pipes and chimneys of machinery with internal or external combustion engines and on heavy transport vehicles. One or two 6 kg fire extinguishers must be carried depending on whether the maximum weight is less or more than ten tonnes. Use Flame Covers
Use Fire Extinguishers
Use Flame Covers
Use Fire Extinguishers
Use Flame Covers
Use Fire Extinguishers
Use Flame Covers
Use Fire Extinguishers
Use Flame Covers
Use Fire Extinguishers
Restrictions associated with the Wildfire Risk Class OUTSIDE the CRITICAL PERIOD Low Moderate High Very High Highest
It is PROHIBITED to do Extensive Burning without AUTHORIZATION. Register in the application. Inquire at your  Municipal Council or at 808 200 520. Authorization Large-scale Burnings
It is PROHIBITED to make burning of Piled-up Waste without AUTHORIZATION or PREVIOUS COMMUNICATION. Register for the application. Inquire at your Municipal Council or at 808 200 520. Previous Communication Burning Pilled-up Waste Authorization Burning Pilled-up Waste
It is PROHIBITED the use of stoves, BBQs and grills in all rural spaces, except where used outside of the critical areas and in places duly authorised for the purpose.       No Grills No Grills
Stoves and grills may be used in places duly authorised for the purpose. Yes Grills Yes Grills Yes Grills    
It is PROHIBITED to fumigate and pest control in apiaries except where the fumigators are fitted with spark retention devices.       No Fumigating No Fumigating
Balloons with a lit fuse and rockets are PROHIBITED. Fireworks are only permitted subject to authorisation from the Municipal Council.       No Fireworks No Fireworks
The use of “strimmers” (unless they have a nylon line), brush cutters and stubble shredders is PROHIBITED on Maximum Risk days. Avoid the use of metal discs.         No Forestry Machines
Is permitted to use strimmers, bush cutters and stubble shredders Yes Forestry Machines Yes Forestry Machines Yes Forestry Machines Yes Forestry Machines  
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