Section 9-13-188

Legislative intent.

The Legislature hereby declares that the threat of a spread of wildfire in our forest lands is a matter of major concern. The purpose of this article, therefore, is to provide forestry assistance and to secure the protection from, and the prevention of, forest fires. This article should be liberally construed to achieve these purposes.

(Acts 1989, No. 89-652, p. 1292, §1.)