2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 52 - Civil Actions
Chapter 925 - Statutory Rights of Action and Defenses
Section 52-559 - Damage for spreading fire.


CT Gen Stat § 52-559 (2012) What's This?

Any person who sets fire on any land, that runs upon the land of any other person, shall pay to the owner all damages done by such fire.

(1949 Rev., S. 8300.)

See Sec. 23-48 re penalty for kindling fire in the open without proper authorization.

See Sec. 23-49a re burning ban, special burning permits and penalties for violation of ban.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Connecticut may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.