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Burn ban in effect for Douglas County

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Posted at 11:40 AM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-18 12:40:11-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Due to today's forecast of "warm and windy conditions," the Douglas County Fire Chiefs have implemented a county-wide burn ban until further notice.

If conditions change, it's possible the ban could be lifted.

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The fire chiefs will continue to evaluate conditions to make that decision.

When asked what the ban applies to, previously, the fire chiefs said it "Is primarily brush piles, leaves, etc. Fire pits are not recommended when it is this windy. Grills are okay."

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