Thursday, June 28, 2012

Burn Ban in Effect

Due to the current dry conditions in our area, a ban on open burning has been issued throughout Miami Township effective today (June 28th) through Sunday, July 1st 2012. Open burning of field, yard, forest and other agricultural waste is hereby prohibited. This ban includes brush piles, bonfires, fire pits, chimineas and campfires. In addition, extreme caution should be used when using a grill to cookout and when discarding smoking materials. This includes any current open burning permits.

All unauthorized fires will be extinguished and the responsible person may be issued a citation and fine.

This ban will be in effect until Sunday, July 1st and is in effect in all areas served by Miami Township Fire-Rescue including the Villages of Yellow Springs and Clifton, Miami Township, and Antioch College owned property.

Please contact Miami Township Fire-Rescue at 767-7842 with any questions or concerns.

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