Robertson County EXTENDS Burn Ban To Saturday

Robertson County EXTENDS Burn Ban To Saturday

Robertson County EXTENDS Burn Ban To Saturday

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – According to a release from the Robertson County Emergency Management Agency,  due to continued high temperatures and very dry conditions, the current burn ban for ALL outdoor burning has been extended until midnight Saturday.

4th of July: “We are monitoring weather conditions daily ahead 4th Of July. Our final decision will be made closer to the date,” said Robertson EMA Dir. Chance Holmes. “This decision only affects county areas. Individual municipalities are responsible for their geography. If you live inside any of the 11 municipalities, check with your city officials.

Cities also under a burn ban are:

-Springfield, TN – burn ban until Saturday at Midnight

-White House, TN – burn ban until further notice according to Chief McLaughlin

-Adams, TN – burn ban in effect.

The burn ban will stay in effect until Saturday, July 2nd at midnight.,” Holmes said. “The burn ban comes following a period of dry weather conditions resulting in numerous grass and brush fires.

All burning of any kind is prohibited including residential, commercial, and construction sites.

Fire Safety Tips:
•When parking vehicles in dry grass the heat from the exhaust can result in fire.
•Discarding cigarettes on roadways can cause dry grass to catch fire.
•When cutting fields or mowing grass sparks generated by striking hard objects (rock, metal, and etc) may result in fire.
•Hay bales/roles can spontaneously combust in the drying process.

If you see any fire please do not hesitate to call 911 for emergencies or (615) 384-4911 for non-emergencies.

For Smokey’s brush fire report CLICK HERE

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