Things to know and do now: STAY INFORMED: Learn things you can do now to stay safe from flooding due to large storms like hurricanes and tropical storms. It’s important to stay informed about what is happening with the storm as it approaches and always follow the instructions of local emergency management officials. TAKE PHOTOS: […]
There are very specific rules that are in place and enforced by both Pennsylvania DEP and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner relating to fire training in an acquired structure. Though it had been quite common in past decades to utilize acquired structures for local fire training, this practice is now closely regulated. Failure […]
PA DEP states that clearing and grubbing wastes may be burned subject to the following requirements: Air curtain destructors shall be used when burning clearing and grubbing wastes. Each proposed use of air curtain destructors shall be reviewed and approved by the Department in writing with respect to equipment arrangement, design and existing environmental conditions […]
Pennsylvania DEP has been very specific in details related to open burning at commercial operations. No commercial operation may conduct open burning unless the operator is in possession of a valid "Permit" issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, detailing under what conditions the burning may occur. Complaints about the burning of construction waste, building materials, trash, waste materials, flooring, roofing materials, furniture, tires, wire & cable, painted wood, structures, vehicles or machinery should immediately be reported to Pennsylvania DEP - North East Regional Office at 570-826-2511.
GIVING NOTIFICATION TO THE SCHUYLKILL COUNTY 911 COMMUNICATIONS CENTER OF YOUR CONTROLLED BURN (FOR WHATEVER PURPOSE) DOES NOT IMPLY THAT YOU HAVE PERMISSION TO CONDUCT THE BURN.