RULE 405. Exceptions

Rule 400 does not apply to:

A. Fire set by or permitted by a public officer if such fire is set or permission given in the performance of an official duty of such officer, and such fire, in the opinion of such officer, is necessary:

1. For the purpose of the prevention of a fire hazard which cannot be abated by other means, or

2. The instruction of public employees in the methods of fighting fire.

B. Fires set pursuant to a permit on property used for industrial purposes for the purpose of instruction of employees in methods of fighting fire.

C. Agricultural operations necessary in the growing of crops or raising of fowls or animals, or

D. The use of an orchard, field crop, or citrus grove heater which does not produce unconsumed, solid carbonaceous matter at a rate in excess of that allowed by State law.

E. The use of other equipment in agricultural operations necessary in the growing of crops, or raising of fowls, or animals.