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Burn ban lifted in Harrison County

The burn ban for Harrison County has officially been lifted as of Monday. The ban was issued due to the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta that left behind wide spread outages and piles of debris throughout the county.…

Burn ban lifted in Harrison County

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors under the advisement of Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan and Harrison County EMA Director Rupert Lacy removed the temporary burn ban for Harrison County.

Counties to begin Zeta storm debris removal

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved instating the contract to begin debris removal from damages caused by Hurricane Zeta. The cleanup should begin later this week. The debris removal and damage assessment applies only to the unincorporated…

Temporary emergency burn ban for Harrison County

Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan and Harrison County EMA Director Rupert Lacy have issued a temporary emergency burn ban for Harrison County, as Harrison County is under a State of Emergency declared by Gov. Tate Reeves. This includes all…

Harrison County burn ban lifted

Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan has lifted the burn ban for Harrison County, effective May 12. Sullivan strongly encourages anyone who participates in a burn to use extreme caution.

Harrison County burn ban extended

As South Mississippi continues to experience drought conditions, Harrison County Fire Marshal Pat Sullivan has extended the burn ban for the county until Tuesday, May 12th. Sullivan has the authority to extend or cancel the burn ban on a week…

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…

Statewide burn ban lifted

Less than a week after it was put into place, the statewide burn ban has been lifted. News 25’s Kristen Anzuini has more and tells us how individual counties are keeping residents safe.

Mississippi Forestry Commission lifts statewide burn ban

Effective immediately, the statewide burn ban has been lifted. County burn bans remain in effect. The Mississippi Forestry Commission announced the lift on their Facebook page. Mississippians are encouraged to continue to use caution when burning outdoors. The Mississippi Forestry…

Statewide burn ban in effect amid COVID-19 crisis

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, with no exemptions, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in effect until further notice. “The COVID-19 pandemic…

Statewide burn ban lifted; county burn bans remain

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant has lifted the statewide burn ban, effective immediately. “Due to the amount of rainfall received in parts of the state over the last week, the MFC…

Burn Ban Remains in Effect for Mississippi

A burn ban remains in effect this morning. Due to much of the state's extremely dry conditions, Governor Phil Bryant issued a proclomation back on October 2nd, placing the entire state under a burn ban. Last month alone, wildland firefighters…

Mississippi under statewide burn ban

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in place until further notice.

Strong Winds Fuel a Forest Fire in Stone County

Today in Stone County heavy winds and dry weather contributed to a wide spread woods fire. Thanks to team work and quick action, multiple fire stations and the Forestry Commission were able to successfully contain the blaze. Heavy smoke filled…

Burn Ban Continues Statewide

As drought conditions persist statewide, this morning the Mississippi Forestry Commission continues to enforce burn bans across the state of Mississippi. As of yesterday, 66 of the 82 counties in Mississippi were under some type of burn ban. Not included…

Statewide Burn Ban Lifted

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation lifting the statewide burn ban that has been in force since Oct. 20.

Mississippi Burn Ban

A statewide burn ban is in effect for Mississippi and two additional house fires in Harrison County add to rapidly increasing concerns over these fires.

Mississippi under Statewide Burn Ban

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban. The ban is effective immediately and remains in force until lifted.