ODNR urges caution during Ohio’s fall wildfire season

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ODNR urges caution during Ohio’s fall wildfire season | #ESC_LLC #Wildfires #Ohio #ODNR | The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is urging Ohioans to learn about the state’s outdoor burning regulations and to take precautions if they are planning to burn debris this fall. (highlandcountypress.com) https://wp.me/p97JNV-1gF

Ohio law states that most outdoor debris burning is prohibited in unincorporated areas from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during October and November (Ohio Revised Code 1503.18).

“Awareness of the burning regulations and following safety tips can help prevent unnecessary risk to people and property,” said Greg Guess, fire program administrator and assistant chief for the ODNR Division of Forestry. “The falling leaves and drying grass of the fall season can increase the risk of wildfire, especially when burning trash and debris outside.”

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