Wise County Messenger

Weather-based burn ban stays in place

WISE COUNTY


Though 100-degree days are piling up and the relentless sun continues to turn vegetation brown, conditions have not reached the point for Wise County to issue a complete prohibition of burning. On the recommendation of Fire Marshal Jeff Doughty, Wise County commissioners kept the current weather-based burn ban in place. Burning will be prohibited on red flag warning and elevated- […]

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