Burn ban put in place for San Juan County

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During a meeting of San Juan County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 22, a county-wide open burning ban was put in place.

Due to severe drought, San Juan County has been placed under an open burning ban which includes: 

  • open burning 
  • campfires
  • smoking unless in enclosed buildings
  • fireworks use
  • using/possessing any explosive compound
  • using an engine/chainsaw without a spark arrester
  • trash burning
  • using welders/torches/open flames

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