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Burn Ban Still in Effect
In the aftermath of weekend rains, some area residents have decided that it's OK to resume outdoor burning. But State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says it's not -- and the burn ban that he and Ag Commissioner Mike Strain issued last month remains in effect.
Open Burning Ban Remains in Effect in Caddo
Now that the statewide ban on open burning has been lifted...what's the verdict locally? In Caddo Parish, Fire District 1 Spokeswoman Debra Nelson says...the ban stays. She says we really haven't seen enough significant rainfall here for fire districts to be able to lift the ban...
Statewide Burn Ban To End
The statewide burn ban will end this Thursday morning.  That's the word from State Fire Marshal Butch Browning.  The ban has been in effect since June 1 because of the extreme dry conditions.
Caddo Issues Parishwide Burn Ban
When State Fire Marshal Butch Browning issued the statewide burn ban a couple of weeks ago, he left some matters up to local jurisdictions. And, today, the Caddo Fire Chiefs' Association made the decision.
Burn Ban Lifted
On April 1, 2011 Webster Parish Police Jury President Charles Walker and Webster Parish Fire Chief Jeff Walker issued a burn ban for all of the parish due to lack of rain.  Well, good news has arrived!