DEC Burn Ban Begins March 15, 2012

News from Emergency Services, Posted on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 2:35pm
Cattaraugus County Burn Ban in Effect from March 15 to May 15

Cattaraugus County Burn Ban in Effect from March 15 to May 15

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) ban on burning begins on March 15, 2012, and continues through May 15, 2012.

This regulation means that there are no open fires allowed during the March 15th to May 15th time period.

Please click on the links below for more information:

NYS DEC Part 215 Regulations Regarding Open Fires

Burning Household Trash is Against the Law

NYS DEC Questions and Answers Regarding Open Burning

If you would like to report an illegal open fire you should call 9-1-1 (for an emergency needing fire department response) or 1-800-TIPP-DEC (1-800-847-7332) to report to the DEC.

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