Outdoor burning restricted

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Toll-free number available to report arson

By The Staff

Be aware of the following precautionary measures to prevent wildfires:

• Outdoor burning is illegal between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. in or within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland during forest fire hazard seasons.

• Debris burning should be avoided altogether during fire hazard seasons.

• In addition to forest fire laws, outdoor burning laws include air pollution regulations and restrictions imposed by local ordinances. 

• Suspicious acts of arson should be reported to the nearest Kentucky State Police post or the Target Arson Hotline at 1-800-27-ARSON.