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Dubois County Issues Burn Ban
Updated September 28, 2015 8:17 AM
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(DUBOIS CO.) - The Dubois County Commissioner's and the Dubois County Fire Chiefs have issued a burn ban for Dubois County effective immediately and will stay in effect until further notice.

Due to the prolonged period of drought that we are experiencing and lack of rainfall there is an extreme fire hazard within Dubois County.

The following are prohibited in Dubois County:

  1. Open burning of any kind using conventional fuel such as wood, or other
  2. combustible matter.
  3. The burning of debris, such as timber or vegetation, including such debris that
  4. results from building construction activities.
  5. Campfires and other recreational fires such as burn pits and bonfires.

The only exception is that of grills fueled by charcoal briquettes or propane.

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