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Burn ban in effect for Floyd County

Burn ban in effect for Floyd County

KAAL-TV
Updated: October 15, 2020 04:14 PM
Created: October 15, 2020 03:56 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Due to extremely dry conditions, the State Fire Marshal has issued a burn ban for Floyd County starting Thursday at 2 p.m.

A press release from the Charles City Fire Department states:

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Residents in Floyd County are able to request a special permit for a needed or necessary controlled burn from their local fire department.

Within the City of Charles City, recreational and cooking fires are allowed.  Recreational fires must be contained in a pit that includes a wire mesh surround with a lid to protect from embers leaving the fire pit.  Other Fire Department jurisdictions may have their own rules/regulations regarding these fires and it is suggested that if there is a question regarding recreation and cooking fires in those areas, to contact their local Fire Department for instructions.


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