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  • Jennings kicks of 4th of July weekend

    July 2, 2011 12:02 AM

    In Jennings, the 20th annual Stars and Stripes Celebration ends with a bang, despite a statewide burn ban. The Jennings Fire Department began setting up for the show early Friday morning; taking every possible precaution because of dry grass- triggering a burn ban last month. In Jennings' Louisiana Oil... more »
  • South Miss. Officials Looking at Fireworks

    June 19, 2011 12:01 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Two South Mississippi counties will take a look on Monday at whether or not to extend the burn ban and supervisors say that won't be the only drought related issue on the table. Both the Jackson County and Harrison County board presidents say the possibility of... more »
  • St. Tammany Issues Burn Ban for 30 Days

    May 19, 2011 6:47 AM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - Due to the dry and windy conditions in St. Tammany Parish, Parish President Kevin Davis and Chief of Fire Services John O'Neill have issued a 30 day burn ban. Over the last 30 days, the parish's various fire districts have responded to over 230 backyard fires... more »
  • Burn Ban in Calcasieu Parish Lifted

    November 12, 2010 2:49 PM

    November 12, 2010 - Effective today, The Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP) has lifted the outdoor burn ban, but expects it to be a temporary reprieve. Rain is forecasted to impact Calcasieu Parish for the next several days, reducing the unusually dry conditions which... more »
  • Burn Ban in Calcasieu Parish Extended

    October 28, 2010 2:23 PM

    Notice of Outdoor Burning Restrictions Extended due to Existing Drought Conditions October 28, 2010 - The Calcasieu Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security has extended the outdoor burn ban for an additional 30 days. Current drought conditions potentially threaten the health and safety of Calcasieu Parish... more »
  • Despite rain, outdoor burn ban still in effect

    October 15, 2010 5:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) State Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain says despite the rain showers of Oct. 11 and 12, the statewide burn ban is still in effect. Strain says the rain was not enough to change the dry ground conditions. He says the drought index is still very... more »
  • Acadia Parish Fights Flames Despite Burn Ban

    October 6, 2010 2:57 PM

    The entire state is under a burn ban, and Acadia Parish is battling the blazes as people are not following the advisory. The state is not getting enough rain-- and dry grass means more fires. Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon says the situation is critical, as their 911... more »
  • Sheriff Melancon Reminds Residents the Entire State Under Burn Ban

    October 5, 2010 10:52 AM

    Sheriff Melancon is once again reminding residents that effective October 3, 2010, the entire State of Louisiana has been put under a burn ban. All residents are to refrain from any activity that could initiate a fire. Shortly before noon on Monday the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office received a... more »
  • Dry conditions prompt burn ban in Louisiana

    October 3, 2010 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) State Fire Marshal Butch Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order against all private, outdoor burning. The Times reports the extremely dry conditions throughout the state prompted the burn ban, which went into effect on Sunday. According to... more »
  • Cameron Parish Burn Ban Today

    September 30, 2010 4:52 PM

    The Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security has issued an outdoor burn ban today Thursday September 30, 2010. Police Jury Vice President, Thomas McDaniel, ordered the outdoor burn ban in accordance with the Louisiana Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act of 1993. Officials say current drought conditions potentially... more »

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