Tuesday, April 24, 2012

BOTETOURT COUNTY EXPANDED BURN BAN LIFTED

4/23/2012

Virginia 4:00 PM Burn Ban Remains in Effect until May 1

Fincastle, VA – In light of the widespread, heavy rain received over the past few days and the forecast for additional precipitation, Botetourt County has lifted the locally imposed burn ban implemented on April 13th.
The standard Virginia ban on open air burning prior to 4:00 PM
each day will remain in effect until the end of April.
Officials warn that residents should continue to use care and prudence with regard to any burning activity, including campfires. Additional information on the Virginia 4:00 PM burning law can be found on the Virginia Department of Forestry website: www.dof.virginia.gov/info/faqs-burning.htm
For more information, contact
Spencer H. Suter
Assistant County Administrator
540-473-8301

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