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Adair Co. Burn Ban reinstated

From Gale B. Cowan
Adair County Judge Executive

Due to an excess number of incidents this week and after discussions with local fire officials and Emergency Management, the Burn Ban has been reinstated for Adair County. No open burning is allowed at this time.

Adair County Kentucky
Open Burning Ban
Executive Order 2022-11(2)
  • Whereas, KRS 149.401 of the Kentucky Revised Statutes provides that the County Judge Executive may authorize the implementation of an open burning ban during fire hazard periods; and

  • Whereas, the County Judge Executive has determined that a fire hazard period exists; and

  • Whereas, until Adair County receives sufficient rainfall to mitigate the fire hazard period, the ban shall remain in effect.

  • Now, Therefore, it is hereby ORDERED by Gale Cowan, Adair County Judge Executive, pursuant to KRS 149.401, that a fire hazard period exists and an open burning ban will remain in effect until further notice. Any violation of this open burning ban may subject to the penalties set forth in KRS149.990(2).
Signed: Gale B. Cowan, Adair County Judge Executive, 11/23/2022

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