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Environment
9:43 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Wichita Issues Burn Ban (UPDATED)

A controlled burn.
Abel Pau Flickr

UPDATE:

The Sedgwick County Fire Department has lifted the temporary ban on open burning effective Monday.

Should ozone levels become elevated again, a ban may be reinstated by recommendation of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the city of Wichita’s Environmental Services office.

 

On Friday the Wichita Fire Department announced an immediate burn ban on all current burn permits issued in the city limits of Wichita.

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