Effective immediately, Lincoln County under burn ban

Published 12:18 pm Monday, August 14, 2023

A burn ban has been issued for Lincoln County, effective immediately.

The Mississippi Forestry Commission and the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors issued the ban Monday morning. It is in effect until Sept. 4.

“We have extremely dry conditions and no rain in the forecast,” said Chris Reid, Lincoln County’s Emergency Management Director.

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The complete ban applies to burning of any kind, and no exceptions will be issued, Reid said.