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Our state’s Area Foresters are committed to serving Mississippi’s forest landowners and protecting lives, property, and forestland from wildfires.

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Burn Permits

MFC issues burning permits based on the daily fire weather forecast. Permits are required for any fire set for a recognized agricultural and/or forestry purpose.

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  • Daily Fire Report

    View a summary map of Mississippi's daily fire report.

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  • Become a Prescribed Burn Manager

    Three times a year, MFC offers the Prescribed Burning Short Course. This course is open to the public and designed for anyone wishing to become a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager in Mississippi.

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  • Ask A Question

    The Mississippi Forestry Commission is always happy to hear from the people we serve. Please feel free to contact us by phone or email with your questions, comments, and concerns.

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