KSNF/KODE — Elevated temperatures throughout the United States and especially across the Midwest have brought on burn bans in multiple local counties. Additionally, dry vegetation and a lack of rain have only complicated simple fires and exhausted local fire departments with their frequency.

We’ve put together a comprehensive article that lists local burn bans, and other stories that serve as precautionary warnings on the danger and speed fires have in the current climate.

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Active Burn Bans in the Four States

July 25th: Ottawa County burn ban in effect for 14 days, according to officials

Recent fires caused and/or amplified by weather conditions