Burn ban starts today in Isle of Wight

Posted: 12:39 PM, May 01, 2012
Updated: 2012-05-01 12:39:24-04
Burn ban starts today in Isle of Wight

According to a release from the Isle of Wight courthouse, State and Federal regulations prohibit open burning starting today through September 30, 2012.

The release states that all open burning is prohibited; however, exemptions include firefighter training; campfires or fires for recreational purposes, ceremonies, and outdoor non-commercial preparation of food; and forest management and agricultural practices approved by the State Air Pollution Control Board.

For more information, contact Don Robertson at (757) 365-6202.