Be careful

If you light a fire, keep it under control

  • everyone should be careful and cautious to avoid the risk of a fire and the damage it causes
  • as far as possible, everyone should also make sure that they comply with the provisions and regulations on preventing fires when they light an open fire
  • when you select the place for lighting an open fire, you must make sure that there is no risk of the fire spreading to either the terrain or a building
  • dry conditions and wind cause a particular risk of the fire spreading
  • if you light an open fire, you are responsible for it

If you light a fire, you must also put it out!

Open fire

  • When can I light an open fire?
  • Can I light a campfire anywhere I like?
  • Who will be responsible if the fire spreads?

Prescribed burning

  • When is prescribed burning allowed?
  • Who can carry out prescribed burning in the forest?
  • Who will be responsible if the fire spreads?

Candles in the house and outdoors

  • How can I burn candles safely?
  • Why should I keep an eye on an outdoor candle?
  • Who is responsible if the fire spreads?

Burning leaves and branches

  • Am I allowed to burn leaves and branches?
  • Is burning waste allowed?
  • Who will be responsible if the fire spreads?

Fireworks

  • When can I use fireworks?
  • Can I keep fireworks at home?
  • What about the housing company's basement?

Hot work

  • What is hot work?
  • Who can carry out hot work?
  • How do I get a hot work card?

Fireplaces and heaters

  • Can a fireplace be dangerous?
  • My fireplaces smokes. What’s the problem?
  • How often should a chimney be swept?