Officials urge that you call first in dry conditions.

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WMUR reports that fire risk is high as of today.

Fire officials urge you to call your local fire department prior to starting fires as snow starts to disappear and foliage has yet to appear back on the trees.

Combine that with wind and it can be a dangerous combination.

Brentwood Deputy Fire Chief Joe Bird tells WMUR

We usually go out an inspect piles of brush before anybody kindles a fire to get an idea of what they're burning and how big a pile and so forth and so on......

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