Clarke County Democrat

Burn ban lifted in most counties

Despite some rainfall, care is still urged with any outdoor burning

Clarke County along with 63 other Alabama counties have been downgraded from Drought Emergency (No Burn) to Fire Alert. According to officials with the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC), recent rains and higher humidity have increased ground moisture levels in most of the state, reducing the threat of catastrophic wildfire. Three southern counties remain under a Drought Emergency (No Burn Order) […]

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