Oklahoma County Issues Burn Ban That Could Last Until March 22

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 11:15 am
By: News 9

The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners has voted to implement a county-wide burn ban, that could last until March 22.  

The burn ban makes it unlawful for anyone to set fire to any forest, grass, range, crop or other wildlands, or to build a campfire or bonfire, or to burn trash or other material that may cause a forest, grass, range, crop or other wildland fire.

Any person convicted of violating the resolution will be guilty of a misdemeanor and could be fined $500 and imprisoned up to one year.