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Public Notice: No Burning before 6:00 p.m.

No burning before 6:00 p.m. 

Notice KRS 149.400

Kentucky forest fire hazard seasons are February 15 through April 30 and October 1 through December 15.  

During the forest fire hazard seasons, even though precautions required by KRS 149.375 have been taken, it is unlawful for any person to:

- set fire to, 

- or to procure another to set a fire to, any flammable material capable of spreading fire, 

- located in or within one hundred fifty feet (150') of any woodland or brushland, 

- except between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., prevailing local time, or when the ground is covered with snow. 

*other burning laws may apply.  Check local ordinances and the KY Divisions of Air Quality and Waste Management before conducting any outdoor burning.

Remember, ALL fires should be attended until extinguished. 

For further information, contact your local Kentucky Division of Forestry Office: 

Betsy Layne - Campbellsville - Elizabethtown - Frankfort - Hazard - Madisonville - Mayfield - Morehead - Pineville

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