The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal's Office reminds our residents and visitors that open burning is prohibited in Loudoun County and the incorporated Towns of Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, and Round Hill, between May 1 and September 30.
These regulations prohibit open air fires or open burning with the following considerations:
Fire Marshal Disclaimer: The Loudoun County Fire Marshal may impose regulations, at any time, based upon complaint, atmospheric or other environmental circumstances, to restrict or extinguish any fire that is otherwise permitted according to these guidelines.
Violations and Penalty: Any person who violates the fire code could be convicted of a Class 1 misdemeanor, which carries a penalty of a fine up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail. Further, if convicted, a person may be required to compensate the locality for the full costs of fighting a fire.
Questions regarding open burning regulations should be directed to the Fire Marshal’s Office at 703-737-8600 or you may access this information at loudoun.gov/openburning.