Madison County lifts countywide burn ban

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Burn Ban Lifted

Richmond, KY (WTVQ) – Madison County Judge Executive and the Madison County Fire Chief, lifted the countywide burn ban that was put into effect by Executive Order on August 9.

They say citizens are still required to adhere to the current Kentucky Forestry Burn Ban that is in effect annually in Kentucky from October 1 through December 15 and February 15 through April 30.

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This Forestry Ban states it is illegal to burn anything between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland.

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In addition, citizens residing within the city limits of Richmond and Berea are still required to acquire permits prior to any burning.