Burn ban now in effect for Harrison County
Following this week’s brush fire near Long beach, a burn ban is now in effect for Harrison County.
The ban was put into place and remains in effect until Tuesday, May 5th. If necessary, Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan can extend the duration of the order on May 5th.
The blaze destroyed more than 2,600 acres of woods and officials say no one was injured and crews were able to save hundreds of homes and businesses.