What is the main cause of wildfires in Virginia?

Debris burning is the number one cause of wildfires, closely followed by intentionally set or "arson" fires.

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1. What is the 4 pm Law?
2. When is the 4 pm Law in effect?
3. Why is there a 4 pm Law?
4. Why 4 pm?
5. What is the main cause of wildfires in Virginia?
6. How many wildfires burn in Virginia each year and how many acres are burned?
7. Can I have a campfire if I put rocks around it?
8. If I take all precautions with my fire after 4 pm and it does escape and start a fire, am I responsible for the suppression cost?
9. What is the penalty for violating the 4 pm Law?
10. Can I use my charcoal or gas fire barbeque grill?
11. Are building contractors and road construction jobs exempt from the 4 pm Law?
12. Why are some people allowed to have open air fires before 4 pm when they are within 300 feet of the woods?
13. Can I use a fire pit when the 4 pm Law is in effect?