Burn ban extended as drought conditions continue in Vigo County

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VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Vigo County Commissioners on Friday signed a disaster emergency proclamation as drought conditions continue.

The proclamation, which expires at noon Oct. 30, prohibits campfires and other recreational fires unless enclosed in a fire ring. The burning of debris or any other open burning is also prohibited.

Burning in barrels is authorized from dusk to dawn; however, each barrel must have a quarter inch mesh top.

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