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Unincorporated Osceola County under burn ban

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9:21 am

In light of dry conditions throughout the county that have sent our Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) over 500, Osceola County is instituting a burn ban for all types of outside burning, including open fire pits, campfires, and yard debris within the unincorporated areas of Osceola County.

The burn ban is effective immediately and will be lifted as weather and vegetation conditions improve. The ban will be enforced by Osceola County Code Enforcement, Law Enforcement and Emergency Services personnel.

Osceola County Fire Rescue will continue to monitor conditions to determine when the burn ban will be lifted. Once the ban is lifted, another notice will be distributed, along with updates to the www.osceola.org and http://mysafety.osceola.orghttp://mysafety.osceola.org websites.

For more information, contact Deputy Chief Danny McAvoy, at 321-624-0289.