Jefferson County burn ban has been extended - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Jefferson County burn ban has been extended

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Okla._The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners have extended the county-wide burn ban due to the extreme fire danger.

Under the burn ban it is illegal to set fire to any forest, grass, range, crop or other wildlands. It is also illegal to build a campfire or bonfire or to burn trash or other materials. You are allowed to B.B.Q. without a ground fire and you can also weld with the assistance of a spotter and an ample water supply.

This resolution is in effect for 30 days starting Feb. 18 and may be ended sooner by the county board. If fire danger persists after 30 days the board will have an additional meeting to extend the timeframe at that time.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:15:34 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:55 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:55:44 GMT

    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

  • Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

    Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:46:11 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:46 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:46:05 GMT

    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

  • US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

    US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:25 AM EDT2017-09-21 14:25:57 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:45 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:45:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York.

    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup.

    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup.

Powered by Frankly