Winn Parish Fire Chief Issues Burn Ban

Per Winn Parish Ordinance 003 of 2006, I hereby declare a BURN BAN on all outside burning in Winn Parish effective at 6 am on Friday, 1 July 2022. It shall remain in effect until further notice.

The BURN BAN shall not apply to prescribed burns by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, by those trained and certified by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or by those who conduct prescribed burning as a “generally accepted agriculture practice” as defined by the Louisiana Right to Farm Law (R.S. 3:3601 et seq.).

Violation of this BURN BAN may result in a $500 fine and/or six months in jail.

Harry Foster
Fire Chief
Winn Parish Fire District #3

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