Burn Ban In Place For Dubois County

BURN BANJasper (Local Sources) – Due to the drought conditions throughout Dubois County, The Board of Commissioners last this morning, at the recommendation of the twelve Dubois County fire chiefs, have put in place a Burn Ban effective immediately.

The following acts of burning are now prohibited in Dubois County until the ban is lifted:

1. Open burning of any kind using conventional fuel such as wood, or other combustible matter, with the exception of grills fueled by charcoal briquettes or propane;

2. The burning of debris, such as timber or vegetation, including such debris that results from building construction activities;

3. Campfires and other recreational fires

A similar burn ban is also in place in Spencer County.

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