Spring has just begun, and already 80 extinguished fires last year's grass. Their number and area are dependent on the weather and consciousness of people. When spring is wet and warm, quickly grows new grass, and fires less. During dry weather last year's grass harness more often. This year the first fire last year's grass recorded February 3 in Smiltene municipality.

In 2016, Latvia was 2730 last year's grass fires, which destroyed 39 buildings, killed one person and injured seven. Compared to 2015 the year of last year's grass fires recorded by 2.21%.

Grass harness maliciously owners of neglected plots or adolescents. Part of fires occurs from unquenched campfires or discarded cigarettes.