Prescribed Burning Liability Considerations

If you are involved in a prescribed burn in any capacity–a landowner, lessee, Certified & Insured Prescribed Burn Manager, burn boss, assisting with the fire–you need to take time to understand the law related to liability if the burn causes damage or injury.

Photo via Dr. Morgan Treadwell

The Texas Legislature recently made changes to the prescribed burning liability statute.

Dr. Morgan Treadwell and I recently  published a fact sheet outlining how Texas law works with regard to liability where prescribed burns are involved.

To view the fact sheet, click here.

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