BURN BAN for Jackson County~today till conditions improve

The burn ban got voted on today Monday, September 30th and will be lifted as soon as conditions improve and there is more rainfall. In a special commission meeting this morning a burn ban was suggested by Fire Chief Charlie Brunner for Jackson County. The ban includes outdoor cooking fires, camp fires, and all yard burning. The fire department has responded to 52 outdoor fires in Jackson County since September 13th.

Blountstown in Calhoun County also has a burn ban.

According to the Florida Forest Service website Holmes and Washington County also have a burn ban as of September 25th.

You can always call you local city/county fire department to determine if a local burn ban is in place where you live before you burn.