SECTION .0900 – N.C. PRESCRIBED BURNING ACT
02 NCAC 60B .0901 BURNER CERTIFICATION
The North Carolina Forest Service, shall conduct a Certified Burner program composed of the following:
(1) A candidate shall attend and complete a prescribed burn school consisting of instruction on: The Prescribed Burning Act, weather, fuels, smoke management, firing techniques and planning, executing and mopping up the burn; a field trip to examine burn sites before and after burning; and a written test.
(2) In order to be certified, a candidate, shall conduct a prescribed burn under the observation of a certified burner. The candidate shall submit to NCFS a completed NCFS Certified Burner checkoff sheet with name, address, email address, county, phone number, date and location of prescribed burn school attended, and burn observation. The checkoff sheet shall be signed by a Certified Burner and may be found at http://ncforestservice.gov/fire_control/pdf/NC_Certified_Burner_Certification_Checkoff_Sheet.pdf.
(3) Successful candidates shall receive both a numbered certificate and pocket card.
History Note: Authority G.S. 106-22; 106-969; 106-1001; 106-1011;
Temporary Adoption Eff. January 12, 2000;
Eff. April 1, 2001;
Transferred from 15A NCAC 09C .1102 Eff. May 1, 2012;
Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.