Due to the extremely dry conditions over the last several weeks, Louisiana State Fire Marshal, H. Butch Browning along with Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner, Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order for all private burning.

Private burning will only be allowed with permission of your local fire department or local government.

The order is effective as of 2:00pm on November 5, 2016 and shall remain in effect until rescinded.

This burn ban does not include the following parishes: Bossier, Iberville, St. Landry and St. Mary.

Violations of this Fire Marshal order could result in criminal and/or civil penalties.

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