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Open burning closed as warm weather dries out fuels

As you may have noticed, burning is closed.

We do this every July/August and depending on fire conditions, into September. This has been the same for years. We have kept it open if it was unusually wet, but that’s pretty rare.

There are numerous reasons why.

First and foremost is because of fire danger. Just because it’s pretty green right now, there are places in our protection that have dried ou...


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