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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.
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.