2018 Fire Policy

The Fire and Safety staff’s word is law. If we feel that your fire is unsafe, do not argue. Fix it.

Smoking

To add to the smoking polict found HERE, the following stipulations are also in place.

  • Cigarettes, cigars, joints, vapes, pipes, dabs, etc. – allowed in private camps
    • Please have a safe extinguishing method (not field stripping, not in a trash can,  something like a bucket of sand or an extinguishing thing from the dollar store)
  • Coal Hookahs are NOT allowed
    • E-hookahs (using the same technology as a vape pen) are permitted in camp.
  • If you wish to smoke and are not in a camp with safe smoking equipment (extinguishing thing or jar of dirt , etc.), you MUST move to a designated smoking area before lighting up (They will be marked)
    • Smoking areas will be located:
      • Party Circles
      • Merchants circle
      • Dog Park  (close enough for convenience, far enough to keep smoke away from the crowds)
      • Near the galley (close enough for convenience, far enough to keep smoke away from the food)
      • Periodically spaced out along the roads,
        • These will be maintained by private encampments, please be respectful of their space and property,
          • This is not an invite into their camp unless they ACTUALLY invite you into their camp.
      • In the badlands
      • Near (or in) the berm
      • Parking
      • Anywhere else that the following staff see fit: Fire Marshals, Head Constab, Constab LT’s, Autocrats. AGAIN, THEY WILL BE MARKED/DESIGNATED
      • In your own vehicle (do NOT flick your ashes outside, you must use an internal ashtray/butt receptacle)
  • Smoking anywhere else besides in your camp or in a designated area will result in 2 warnings before being asked to leave site.
    • This includes a “quick walk to the other camp, or to a designated area or whatever”
    • If you are smoking, then you are STATIONARY. Period. End of story. No exceptions.
      • If you must move around, extinguish your smoke and start again once you arrive at your destination
      • PLEASE HELP EACH OTHER BE AWARE AND CONSCIENTIOUS ABOUT OUR VICES, ESPECIALLY WHILE INTOXICATED

Fire Pits/Heaters/Lanterns/Lamps/Stoves/Gen. Camping

NO OPEN FLAME OF ANY KIND.

  • Propane Heaters are ALLOWED.
  • No Black powder of any kind is allowed.
  • No fireworks of any kind are allowed. This is an offense that will get you removed from site immediately.
  • Propane lanterns are ALLOWED
    • Glass globe must be intact
    • Must be secured as to not tip over
    • Globe/light source must be 18 inches off the ground
    • No mobile forms of fire are allowed.
    • No Torches.
  • Propane/Kerosene/White gas cooking items (stoves/grills) are allowed
    • Flames must be contained
    • Heat/Flame must be 18 inches off the ground
    • Must be on a stable surface
    • All propane tanks 5lbs or heavier must be secured in place by rope or ratchet straps
    • Should have an ABC Fire extinguisher quickly available
      • Should be at least 10 feet away from stove, but no more than 25 feet away
      • 5lb 1A10BC works great and is available at most stores
  • PROPANE SMOKERS PLEASE TALK TO STAFF
    • Must be 100% enclosed
    • Needs FIRE MARSHAL approval
  • ANY item needing OIL as a fuel is NOT allowed (such as table lamps or hurricane lamps)

Anyone caught with a fire that is not permitted will have it put out, and may be asked to leave site.

 

FIRE PERFORMANCE POLICY 2018

There are no fire performances this year.