Gravois Fire Protection District Chief Ed Hancock says there’s potential for a dangerous fall burning season, in spite of the significant rainfall in recent weeks. A few warm days can dry everything back out:
Lake area property owners are being warned to use caution when burning leaves during their annual Fall cleanup:
Chief Hancock warns property owners around the Lake, don’t burn if it’s windy or the humidity is below 40 percent, and never leave a fire unattended:
Hancock says residents should always call their local fire district and check if there are any warnings or advisories, and what the fire conditions are. The district monitors those daily.