FROM LOCAL SOURCES
MARTIN COUNTY -- A new burn ban has been issued.
Officials in Martin County are telling residents not to burn until further notice.
Dry conditions continue across the region as emergency management officials warn these bans will be in place for a while.
In addition to Martin County, the following counties are also under a burn ban…Dubois, Spencer, Warrick, Crawford, Perry, Pike, Lawrence and Jackson Counties.
Under the declaration, the following is banned…
- Campfires and other recreational fires
- Open burning using conventional fuel such as wood or other combustible materials (grills are exempt)
- Burning of debris, timber, vegetation, etc.
- Burn barrels for any open burning at a residential structure