Sky lanterns are a potential ignition source in the wildland urban interface and in neighborhoods vulnerable to dry vegetation. While these lanterns may not be specifically prohibited or allowed by the model fire codes, fire safety regulations do give the code official the authority to regulate open flames both indoors and outdoors.
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