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Yes, they are very flamable
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Yes, they are flamable but are fire resistant
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Question: Do Asphalt Shingles Burn?
Top Answer (50% of 20 votes): Yes, they are flamable but are fire resistant.

Answer: Yes, they are very flamable
Explanation: Asphalt shingles are made from petroleum and they have a very high BTU value and will readily burn.
JPS-WNC llc
Answer: Yes, they are flamable but are fire resistant
Explanation: It is highly recommended not to burn the asphalt shingles because some of them contain asbestos and is highly toxic.
Park Builders Inc.
Answer: Yes, they are flamable but are fire resistant
Explanation: Most Asphalt shingles are Class A fire rated. They will withstand external fire very well. However, if the fire starts inside the house and reaches the roof from the inside, then the shingles may burn along with the roof decking.
Allegiant Roofing, LLC
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