Burn ban enacted in Stephens County

Burn ban enacted in Stephens County

STEPHENS COUNTY, OK (KSWO)- A burn ban has been declared for Stephens County. The county commissioners have identified an extreme fire danger.

Any activity that may cause a forest, grass, range, crop or other wildlands fire is banned. That includes campfires, bonfires, and burning trash.

If anyone is caught violating the burn ban, they may be charged with a misdemeanor and subject to a fine of up to $500 and/or imprisonment of up to one year.

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