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Governor’s Burn Ban extended and expanded to cover 52 counties

Governor’s Burn Ban extended and expanded to cover 52 counties. Ban will expire at midnight on March 2, 2018. Red counties are Governor’s Burn Ban; Yellow are County Commissioner issued burn bans. Visit www.forestry.ok.gov/burn-ban-info to read resolutions for each county and to see guidelines for the Governor’s ban.

Effective February 15, 2018 by order of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, all outdoor burning, combustible materials and ignition sources are banned in the following Counties: Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cimarron, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Creek, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Jackson, Jefferson, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Love, Major, McClain, Murray, Noble, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pawnee, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Seminole, Stephens, Texas, Tillman, Tulsa, Washington, Washita, Woods and Woodward. Extreme fire conditions exist in these counties due to extraordinary drought. All conditions and exemptions are outlined by Oklahoma Forestry Services, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, on its website: http://www.forestry.ok.gov

Failure to observe this ban may result in criminal prosecution under O.S. Title 2 Article 16 § 26, punishable by a fine not to exceed $1000, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

Pottawatomie County: Burn Ban in Effect for the Next 14 Days

Red: Governors Burn Ban, Yellow: County Commissioners Burn Burn

The Pottawatomie County Board of Commissioners voted today 2/5/2018 to place Pottawatomie County under a burn ban for the next 14 days to be reevaluated at that time.  There is no outside burning permitted under this ban. To view the Commissioner enacted burn ban resolution please visit: Click Here!

For updated information concerning issued burn bans in the State of Oklahoma please visit the Oklahoma Department of Forestry http://www.forestry.ok.gov/burn-ban-info

Burn Ban in immediate effect for Pottawatomie County

Burn Ban in immediate effect for Pottawatomie County starting today 2/10/2017 and will remain in place for 14 days pending review. This burn ban was adopted this morning by the Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners, to read the complete resolution click the provided link Read More.

Burn Ban Law from the Oklahoma Forestry Code (Statutory Reference: O.S. § 16-26) Includes Governor’s Burn Ban and County Commissioner’s Burn Ban