KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Knox County is now under a burn ban, due to the extreme dry and warm conditions.
Knox County Emergency Management Agency Director John Streeter initiated the burn ban this afternoon, which was immediately signed-off by the Knox County Commissioners.
The county-wide ban prohibits all types of outdoor burning-including the burning of trash, tree limbs or yard debris.
The burn ban does NOT include grilling.
The burn ban for Knox County is in effect until July 2, 2012.
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