No burn day: High winds, dry conditions make extreme fire danger

RED-FLAGDue to very high fire danger today, March 19, 2017, all burn permits for Osage County are suspended. A “no burn” day means no outside burning is allowed in the unincorporated areas of Osage County as declared by Osage County Emergency Management. Very high fire danger means that fire control will be difficult and require extended effort.

Very high fire danger is expected across the area today, with wind gusts to 30 mph expected this afternoon.

This county burn ban is in effect until 8 a.m. March 20, 2017, but could be extended depending on weather conditions.

For more information, contact Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management director at 785-828-3323.

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