Fayette County has had very little rain the past few weeks. In response, the Lexington Fire Marshal has issued a burn ban until Monday, October 7 at 7 am.

Burn: firetruckWith this ban, Fayette County community members are prohibited from setting fires outdoors until this ban is over. Fires include: refuse, cooking, and construction debris fires. Even open burn permits are suspended during the ban.

Along with 22 days of no rain the humidity has been relatively low which creates a dangerous fire-weather condition. Weather conditions are expected to remain dry in the coming week.

The ban is applied to all residents and businesses within Fayette County. To report a fire, use 911 in case of emergency or dial 859.231.5600 for non-emergent situations.



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