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January 28, 2014

Dry, but not enough for a burn ban

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“They can do it because we don’t have a ban right now. We’re just asking them not to do it.”

Anyone choosing to do a controlled burn are reminded if it gets out of control they are liable for any damages to other property.

They could also get billed by any fire departments responding to a call related to their controlled burn.

With no ban in place it looks as though firefighters from departments scattered across Garvin County will continue monitoring the conditions and hoping for some rainfall relief sometime soon.

Ramming stresses if the county does ever meet the criteria for a burn ban his first step will be to contact as many of the area fire chiefs that he can.

“Once we do meet it I will call all the fire chiefs and see what they think” he said.

A burn ban in Garvin County can then only be established by the county commissioners.

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