Warden’s Corner

Welcome to the Forest Fire Wardens corner. Forest Fire Wardens, Deputy Wardens, Permit Issuers, Fire Department and Municipal Offices will find the below information pertinent to the duties and responsibilities of Forest Fire Wardens.

There are more than 2,300 Forest Fire Wardens, Deputy Wardens and Special Deputy Wardens appointed by the State Forester to serve under the authority of law to protect New Hampshire woodlands from fire. The Warden is the representative of the State Forester who issues fire permits, enforces forest fire laws, and maintains fire-fighting tools and equipment at the ready. The information contained here will help Wardens in the performance of their duties.