2017 California Code
Public Resources Code - PRC
DIVISION 4 - FORESTS, FORESTRY AND RANGE AND FORAGE LANDS
PART 2 - PROTECTION OF FOREST, RANGE AND FORAGE LANDS
CHAPTER 1 - Prevention and Control of Forest Fires
ARTICLE 1 - Definitions
The term “uncontrolled fire,” as used in this division, means any fire which threatens to destroy life, property, or resources and either: (1) is unattended by any person; (2) is attended by persons unable to prevent its unrestricted spread; or (3) is burning with such velocity or intensity that it could not be readily controlled with those ordinary tools available to private persons at the fire scene.
(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 525, Sec. 2. Operative July 1, 1981, by Sec. 13 of Ch. 525.)