Ohio’s open burn ban begins | #ESC_LLC #WildFire #FireFighters #FireCode | Dry debris, wind and embers recipe for brush, forest fires (timesleaderonline) https://wp.me/p97JNV-1tw
It only takes one ember or a flicked, still-burning cigarette to start a brush or forest fire, which is why Ohio’s open burn ban is now in effect.
Warmer weather coupled with still-dry leaves and debris outside at this time of year can lead to out-of-control fires if people are conducting open burns outside.
According to Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ information, open burning is prohibited across the state between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. during the months of March, April, May, October and November. (read more)