Burn Ban Issued for Most of Louisiana
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The order is effective as of 2:00pm on November 5, 2016 and shall remain in effect until rescinded.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.