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Burn ban updates & links to IN and KY websites

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Gibson County commissioners have extended the county's burn ban until September 4th.

Officials say they based their decision off the recommendation of the Oakland City fire chief.

Even though conditions have improved, commissioners say the situation has not improved enough to lift the burn ban.

Wabash County officials have announced the county's burn ban has been lifted but with caution.

Mt. Carmel officials urge anyone planning to burn to take the appropriate safety measures.

The police chief wants to remind residents that fireworks are still not allowed due to a city ordinance.

To see if your county is under a burn ban in Indiana, click here.

To see if your county is under a burn ban in Kentucky, click here.

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