Wildland Fire Law and Legal Definition
Wildland fire is an unplanned, unwanted, and uncontrolled fire in a forest land. Wildland fire can be an unauthorized human-caused fire, an out-of-control prescribed fire, and any other fire in a wildland area where the objective is to extinguish the fire.
The following is an example of a state law (Alaska) defining the term:
According to Alaska Stat. § 26.05.260, "wildland fire" includes the uncontrolled burning of grass, brush, timber, and other natural vegetative material.
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