How far should you sit from a fire pit?

Again, 18-24” is a good rule of thumb for distance between the fire pit and seating but can be personalized as your patio or terrace allows.

How far away should you be from a fire?

Minimum Safe Distances

Min Distance Description
100 feet Class B (1.3g) cakes.
125 feet Class B (1.3g) fire bright work
150 feet Unwanted fire (small event) (Min. distance for a large unwanted fire is 500 feet.)
190 feet Propane tank fire. (If the fire is out of control, the minimum distance is 600 feet.)

Where should I put my fire pit?

Fire pits should be placed at a minimum of ten feet away from your house and also neighbors yards. In addition to placing the fire pit a safe distance away from your home, it should also be in a place where there are no overhanging branches, fences or other structures that could easily catch fire.

Is a fire pit considered an open fire?

Is a Fire Pit Open Burning? The answer is generally yes. However, some municipalities may define open burning differently due to the fact that while fire pits expel smoke directly into the air, many are off the ground and less likely to come in contact with combustible materials that could start a larger fire.

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