Barren County burn ban lifted
BARREN COUNTY, Ky. – The burn ban in Barren County has been lifted.
Due to less hazardous conditions, the ban was lifted on Oct. 31. Barren County judge-executive Micheal Hale put the ban in place on Oct. 5 out of caution from dry conditions.
The county says allowable open burning includes the following:
- Fires for cooking
- Recreational and ceremonial fires
- Construction site warming fires (contained, clean lumber only)
- Fires set for recognized agricultural practices
- Prescribed burning for forest, range, ecological or wildlife management
- Fires set for weed abatement, disease and pest prevention
- Fires set to dispose of natural growth from land clearing and storms
- Fires for disposal of household paper products
- Approved fire fighter training
- Fires set for prevention of a fire hazard