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Burn Ban Continues in Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:24 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes


A burn ban remains in effect across Marion County. That decision was made earlier this month by a majority of fire chiefs in the county. The extremely dry conditions and recent extreme heat have made burning very dangerous. There were several buildings that caught fire at the beginning of the month, including some that were destroyed. Marion County is one of several Iowa counties that have implemented the burn ban in response to the severe drought