Officials announce statewide burn ban lifted
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.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Man allegedly shot & killed girlfriend at Burbank Drive apartment complex near...
Local bars facing shortage of liquor brought on by hurricane, pandemic
Last chance for Ascension residents to sign up for hurricane debris pick-up
Former flight attendant explains how passengers survived fiery plane crash
Councilmember removed from contentious Ascension drainage meeting after shouting at attendees, colleague