Open Burning Ban Issued For O’Brien County
Date posted - July 27, 2012
The State Fire Marshal’s Office received a request from O’Brien County Emergency Management Coordinator Anne Koontz, representing the fire departments of O’Brien County, that the State Fire Marshal prohibit open burning in O’Brien County. The Fire Marshal’s office investigated and found conditions in O’Brien County are such that open burning constitutes a danger to life or property.
The Fire Marshal’s office has ordered that no one is to engage in open burning in O’Brien County, except as specifiacally permitted in Iowa Code, until Koontz, representing the O’Brien County Fire Departments, notifies the Fire Marshal’s Office that the risk no longer exists.
For more information, you can contact your fire chief, emergency management, or law enforcement.
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