Posts With Keyword ‘controlled burns’

Sheriff Reminds Residents to Call in Their Controlled Burns

Posted: Saturday, April 9th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Every spring many farmers and landowners burn off crops and leaves from their properties to prepare for the warmer months and planting seasons, though it’s important to take the necessary steps to do this responsibly.

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Marion County Sheriff Discusses Controlled Burn Safety

Posted: Friday, April 8th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

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Each spring many farmers and landowners burn material off their fields and lawns to prepare for the upcoming growing season and every year our local first responders are paged out to several grass fires. On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Samantha Smith sits down with Marion County Sheriff Ron Goemaat to discuss controlled burns and what property owners need to do before they light that match.