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Burn advisory issued for part of West Feliciana Parish

11 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago Thursday, October 27 2016 Oct 27, 2016 October 27, 2016 9:45 AM October 27, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

WEST FELICIANA – A burn advisory has been issued for the Fire Protection District No. 1 of West Feliciana Parish.

The advisory is in effect from noon, Oct. 27, until further notice. Weather conditions in West Feliciana Parish are contributing to an increased fire risk. Anyone planning to burn anything outside is advised to take precaution.

If planning to burn, the following precautions should be taken:

- Only burn small amounts at a time.

- Burn after 8 a.m. and extinguish before 6 p.m.

- Maintain a fire watch at all times. DO not leave the fire unattended.

- Cut extra fire lines around fires.

- Have water available for extinguishing spot fires.

-Always contact West Feliciana 911 Communications Center at 225-784-3136 before burning.

The fire district advises that residents are responsible for any fire they start even if it is unintentional.

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