Burn ban lifted

Published 4:27 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Charlotte County Emergency Services Coordinator Garland H. Hamlett Jr. has lifted the open-air burn ban, effective Monday, Oct. 21, for Charlotte County following the weekend’s rain fall.

Due to dangerously dry conditions that could cause rapid fire to spread, a county wide burn ban was enacted on Sept. 26.

According to The National Weather Service Charlotte County received 4.22 inches of rainfall over the weekend.