Burn Ban Established

March 13, 2017………....BURN BAN ENACTED IN BARTON COUNTY Contact: Amy Miller, Emergency Management Director Telephone: 620-793-1919 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On March 13, 2017, the Barton County Commission signed a resolution establishing a temporary burn ban for Barton County. This resolution states that due to extremely dry weather conditions an imminent threat of fire is affecting Barton County. Effective at 12:01 p.m. on March 13, 2017, all outdoor open burning is prohibited in the rural areas of Barton County. Agricultural burning for crop and pasture management practices may be exempted from this order only upon issuance of a written permit by the Fire Chief having jurisdiction of the ar

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