That's why several counties are under a burn ban.
Today, Pope County joined the list, along with Jefferson County, which issued a burn ban in effect until further notice or significant rain fall.
The following counties are also under burn bans: Columbia, Conway, Fulton, Garland, Lafayette, Polk, Searcy, Sharp, Van Buren, and White.
Click here to check the Arkansas Forestry Commission's (AFC) burn bans page.
Click here for a our story about the AFC's request that Arkansans avoid any outdoor burning since the chance for wildfires is higher.