Firefighter LODD

Firefighter fatalities reported by the U.S. Fire Administration in 2023: 15

Full reports: Firefighter LODD Report

Open Burn Regulations

Open Burning is Allowed Between 4 p.m. and 12 a.m., February 15 to April 30

  • Open air fires for leaves, trees, brush, yard, and garden trimmings are allowed between 4 p.m. and 12 a.m. 

  • All open burning must be reported to the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Emergency Communications Center at 703-777-0637 proior to ignition and again when the fire is extinguished. 

  • On a year round basis, open burning is always prohibited in the town limits of Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, Round Hill, and subdivisions ("urban or built up areas") throughout the County and in the Town of Leesburg. Similarly, open burning is prohibited countywide (towns included) during the period of May 1 through September 30 of each year.

  • Campfires, no larger than three feet in diameter by two feet in height and used for cooking purposes, are EXEMPT from these prohibitions, provided they are no closer than 50 feet from a structure.
  • Portable fire pits and chimneas ARE ALLOWED and are not considered open burning if operated within manufacturer's specifications.
For full details and calendar year restrictions: Loudoun County Open Burning Regulations

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