June 18, 2019
Calls For Service
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The seasonal burn ban will go into effect on June 21. Outdoor burning of brush and yard debris will be banned through at least September 30th.
Recreational campfires are still allowed on private property. Visit our website at www.c2fr.org/burning/info/ for details on the requirements.
View the press release for the burn ban here:
Thighs out, flags out, fires out.
You read that right. Here’s what we’re trying to say: it’s hot and dry out. A red flag warning may be issued any day now, meaning there’s explosive fire growth potential. While we break out the summer clothes, also break out wildfire prevention.
🔥 If you think you see a possible wildfire, report it immediately.📱Call 911.
🚗 Do not park vehicles in dry, grassy areas as residual heat from exhaust systems can ignite the dry grass.
⛓️Prevent sparks by checking for dragging chains. And be sure recreation vehicles have operating spark arrestors.
⛺Be safe when choosing to have a campfire! Only have them in pre-approved pits and keep water and a shovel nearby!
🏠 Follow home landscaping tips during dry conditions. Use a nylon or plastic weed whacker line instead of metal. Clean dead leaves from your roof and gutters.
🚫 Know if burn restrictions exist where you are working or recreating! Check a burn restrictions map here ➡️buff.ly/2y9bKdR ...
Due to a fully-involved car fire on the off ramp southbound at exit 39, the ramp is closed. Please use an alternate route.
Update: there is also a collision at the top of the ramp just before exit 39. KPD is assisting WSP. ...