Open Air Burning Ban in Effect for Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE, Md.- The Dorchester County Council has announced an open air burning ban for the county, which will remain in effect until further notice.
Under the ban, all open air burning is prohibited with the exception of the following:
Gas or charcoal grills.
The supervised burning of buildings or solid liquid, or gaseous fuels conducted under the direct control and supervision of qualified instructors at a training center organized by a fire department.
Any other supervised burning conducted under the direct control and supervision of qualified fire instructors or a fire chief, captain or fire line officer of a fire department that has fire jurisdiction over the area where the supervised burning occurs.
Violators of the ban could face fines ranging from $50 to $500.
Monday, June 17 2013 11:36 AM EDT2013-06-17 15:36:07 GMT
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