Burn ban in place Tazewell County

Tazewell County, Va (WJHL)- According to Major Harold Heatley with the Tazewell County Sheriffs Office, “Due to the drought and dry conditions and no significant rain forecasted for weeks, Tazewell County has declared a local emergency and will be issuing a ban on burning.”

Heatley said the TCSO, recommends “prohibiting any person to set fire to, or procure another to set fire to any woods, brush, logs, leaves, grass, debris, or other flammable material within the boundaries of Tazewell County until emergency situation improve.”

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