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Burn Bans

The following counties are under a burn ban. Burn bans are issued by the County Board of Supervisors and approved by the Mississippi Forestry Commission. All burn bans expire at midnight on the stated date of expiration.
 
County    
  Date Issued   Date Expires  

 

Exemptions

(see below)

     

 

Any person who knowingly and willfully violates a burn ban in guilty of a misdemeanor and may not be fined less than $100 and not more than $500. Section 49-19-351 of MS Code of 1972 amended.

 

Types of exemptions:

1. No exemptions from this burn ban

2. Mississippi Forestry Commission

3. Certified Burn Managers

4. County Fire Services

5. Commercial contractors with heavy construction equipment; providing that said burn meets the State's DEQ regulations.

6. Agriculture field burn

 


 
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Remember to check back before doing any outdoor burning as  burn bans are subject to change at any time.