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Emmons County Declares Fire Emergency

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Emmons County officials declared a fire emergency and will be enforcing a burn ban.

Residents are not allowed to burn
garbage, have campfires or burn farm and crop land until Oct. 1, 2014.

The county stated that anyone who violates the burn ban faces a class B misdemeanor, 30 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.


If anyone has questions they are asked to call the county's emergency manager or fire department. The fire index is available at
www.weather.gov/bis.


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