Burn advisory lifted


DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Association of Fire Chiefs and its member departments are lifting the “Open Burning Advisory” for all of Darke County.

Per ODNR regulations, with limited exceptions, open burning is not allowed during 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the following months: March, April, May, October and November. This includes burning yard waste, wood, brush, weeds, grass and other residential/agricultural debris.

The association is asking homeowners, farmers and the public to be extremely cautious during this period and to monitor their burn area at all times while burning. Residents are urged to contact their local fire chief if they are planning to burn.