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Burn ban in effect in Okeechobee County

A burn ban is now in effect county-wide in Okeechobee, according to Okeechobee County Fire Chief Ralph Franklin.

The ban, which also includes the city of Okeechobee, is due to dry conditions.


burning yard trash



fireworks (unless permitted by the Fire Chief having jurisdiction)


Residential outdoor cooking in equipment designed to contain the fire, flame and heat it generates 

Burning permitted by The Florida Division of Forestry 

The county says the burn ban will remain in effect until further notice.

Violators face a $500.00 fine, up to 60 days in jail, or both.


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