Due to the popularity of recreational fires, we want the residents of Tarentum to be aware of the regulations as stated in the 2012 International Fire Code. In Section 307: Recreational Fires and Portable Outdoor Fireplaces:
307.4.2 Recreational Fires: Recreational fires shall not be conducted within 25 feet of a structure (house, garage, shed or fence) or combustible material (ex: trees, shrubs, bushes, vehicles and gas engines).
307.4.3 Portable Outdoor Fireplaces: Portable outdoor fireplaces shall be used in accordance with the manufacturers instruction and shall not be operated within 15 feet of a structure or combustible material.
307.5 Attendance: Open burning, recreational fires and use of portable outdoor fireplaces shall be constantly attended until the fire is extinguished. A minimum of one portable fire extinguisher complying with Section 906 with a minimum 4-A rating or other approved on-sire-fire-extinguishing equipment, such as dirt, sand, water barrel, garden hose or water truck, shall be available for immediate utilization.