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Officials announce statewide burn ban lifted

8 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Monday, November 21 2016 Nov 21, 2016 November 21, 2016 3:00 PM November 21, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – Officials announced that the statewide burn ban has been lifted.

The burn ban that prohibited outdoor burning was issued on Nov. 5 due to extremely dry conditions in the state, according to officials.

State Fire Marshal Butch Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain announced that the burn ban will be lifted effective on Nov. 21 at 4 p.m. The burning will be subject to any and all state, local government or fire department regulations or laws.

The public is urged to use caution in any activities involving outdoor burning.

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