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Talbot County Adopts Temporary Burn Ban

By Administrative Resolution, the Talbot County Council has enacted a temporary burn ban throughout Talbot County due to the moderate drought conditions and extremely dry vegetation.  The burn ban goes into effect on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. and will remain in effect until November 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. or until the Council terminates the ban by a separate resolution.

During this time frame, open-air burning is prohibited due to the high risk of a controlled burn rapidly getting out of control.  Talbot County is currently listed as being in a "Moderate Drought" condition by the National Integrated Drought Information System.

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