BURN BAN- Recreational Fires Still Allowed CONDITIONALLY
“Outdoor Burn Ban In Effect July 11th at 12pm”
Effective July 11th at 12:00pm the Mason County Fire Marshal’s Office in conjunction with the Mason County Fire Chiefs have issued a County wide burn ban restricting all outdoor burning to include residential, agricultural, and land clearing fires. Recreational fires are currently approved and must meet the following conditions:
- Fires shall be in metal or concrete fire pits, such as those typically found in designated campgrounds.
- Recreational fires are not used for yard debris disposal.
- Maximum size of three feet in diameter.
- 10 foot fire break constructed around the fire with a 20 foot vertical clearance.
- Fire must be 25 feet away from a structure or other combustible material.
- Must not create a nuisance from smoke or endanger life or property.
- Adult in attendance with equipment capable of extinguishing the fire at all times.
Further information about Outdoor Burning may be obtained at: