Jennings County declares Burn Ban

A Burn Ban has been issued for Jennings County. Public Safety Officials have issued a burn ban due to the lack of rainfall and dry conditions in the county.

The following activities are prohibited in Jennings County:

1. Open burning of any kind using conventional fuel such as wood, or any other combustible material, with the exception of grills fueled by charcoal briquettes, propane or pellets.
2. The burning of debris, such as timber or vegetation, including leaf litter, and other such debris that results from building construction activities.
3. Campfires and other recreation fires, unless enclosed. In addition, residents should refrain from using fireworks or other such devices during this ban.

This burn ban will remain in effect until further notice.