February 12, 2016

Burn ban temporarily lifted

It’s safe to burn again in Johnson County. At the recommendation of the county fire inspector and rural fire district chiefs, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners temporarily suspended the open burn ban for unincorporated Johnson County on Sept. 4. A burn ban was initially imposed on July 2 and was to be in effect Continue Reading

County, cities issue burn bans

A burning ban for unincorporated Johnson County was issued Monday, July 2, by the Johnson County Board of Commissioners after consultation with the county fire inspector and rural fire district chiefs. The burning ban comes on the eve of local Fourth of July celebrations. The use, sale, and possession of fireworks are illegal in almost Continue Reading

Burning ban issued for Johnson County

A burning ban for unincorporated Johnson County was issued on Aug. 4 by the Johnson County Board of Commissioners after consultation with the county fire inspector and rural fire district chiefs. The burning ban becomes effective immediately and will remain in effect until it is rescinded by the board. Dry weather and high winds have Continue Reading