Open burning ban lifted in Elko and Eureka countiesPosted by jkittrell on Nov 10, 2011 in Forestry, News | Comments Off
ELKO, Nev. – The Nevada Division of Forestry and the counties of Elko and Eureka have lifted the open burning ban effective Friday, November 11, 2011 at 6 a.m. Burn hours are from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. All burning must be completed by the ending time.
Please contact the Elko Interagency Dispatch Center at 775-748-4000 or 1-800-258-9478 to obtain a burn permit or schedule a site visit prior to burning.
Open burning is restricted to yard debris and vegetative matter. No burning of construction materials, plastics or other man-made materials is allowed.
The Nevada Division of Forestry appreciates cooperation and advises the following rules apply:
- Call prior to burning at the above numbers
- Do not burn if windy
- Do not leave burn piles unattended for any reason
- An adult must be present
- Keep a hose or water available
- Extinguish all piles completely when done
- Keep a 30-foot (30’) clearance around the burning area
- Burn in small piles.
In the event of an escaped controlled burn, the responsible party may be held responsible for any costs incurred in suppression.