Burn ban issued for Lee County

PROCLAMATION
OPEN BURNING PROHIBITED

ON FEBRUARY 17, 2017,  THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL RECEIVED A REQUEST PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 100.40(1) (1995) FROM STEVE CIRINNA,  REPRESENTING EACH FIRE DEPARTMENT HAVING ALL OR PART OF THEIR FIRE DISTRICT WITHIN LEE COUNTY, THAT THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL PROHIBIT OPEN BURNING IN LEE COUNTY.  UPON INVESTIGATION THE FIRE MARSHAL FINDS THAT CONDITIONS IN LEE COUNTY ARE SUCH THAT OPEN BURNING CONSTITUTES A DANGER TO LIFE OR PROPERTY.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT NO PERSON SHALL ENGAGE IN OPEN BURNING IN LEE COUNTY, EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 17, 2017 AT 3:00 P.M..  EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED BY IOWA CODE 100.40(3) UNTIL SUCH TIME AS STEVE CIRINNA, REPRESENTING EACH FIRE DEPARTMENT HAVING ALL OR PART OF THEIR FIRE DISTRICT WITHIN  LEE COUNTY, NOTIFIES THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL THAT SUCH CONDITIONS DANGEROUS TO LIFE OR PROPERTY NO LONGER EXISTS.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 100.40(2) ANY VIOLATION OF THIS PROCLAMATION ORDER IS A SIMPLE MISDEMEANOR.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Jeffrey L Quigle, STATE FIRE MARSHAL

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