Posted on: April 13, 2020
Date: April 13, 2020
To: Burke County Residents / Fire and Emergency Service Personnel From: Michael Willis, Fire Marshal
Re: Local Burn Ban Lifted
Effective 13 April 2020 at 12:00 pm, the burning ban for Burke County has been lifted. Permits will now be iss...Read on...
Posted on: April 9, 2020
Due to hazardous forest fire conditions, Commissioner Troxler issued an order to cancel all burning permits and prohibit open burning for many Western North Carolina counties including Burke. The order is effective from April 3, 2020 at 5 pm and will rema...Read on...
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Posted on: April 8, 2020
Due to increased fire risk, the N.C. Forest Service has issued a ban on all open burning and has canceled all burning permits for the following counties in western North Carolina: Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Cat...Read on...