- Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) has put the Forest Fire Danger Level for Thursday, April 24, at Very High.
Forest fire danger levels are classified as Low, Moderate, High, Very High or Extreme. In an average year approximately 1,300 acres of Connecticut woodland are scorched by forest fires.
In addition, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of Connecticut today. The NWS warning is in effect from 10 am until 8 pm.