High Fire Danger for Southeast Ohio, Northeastern Kentucky,
Southwestern Virginia, and Southern and Central West Virginia
Today...

HERE IS A FIRE DANGER STATEMENT ISSUED IN COORDINATION WITH THE
DIVISION OF FORESTRY.

THE FIRE DANGER TODAY IS HIGH TO VERY HIGH. DRY LEAF AND BRUSH
LITTER ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY ARE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON.

OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AT THIS
TIME. BE VERY CAREFUL OF HEAT AND SPARKS WHILE OPERATING ANY
EQUIPMENT...AND AVOID SMOKING IN WILDLAND AREAS.

WEST VIRGINIA LAW PROHIBITS BURNING IN THE SPRING FROM
7AM TO 5PM... MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST.

KENTUCKY LAW PROHIBITS BURNING IN THE SPRING FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM...
FEBRUARY 15TH THROUGH APRIL 30TH.

VIRGINIA LAW PROHIBITS BURNING IN THE SPRING FROM MIDNIGHT TO 4
PM... FEBRUARY 15TH THROUGH APRIL 30TH.

OHIO LAW PROHIBITS BURNING IN THE SPRING FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM...
MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST.