Village Life

Open burn ban instituted

Due to the current dry conditions in the area, a ban on open burning has been issued throughout Miami Township effective today, June 28, through Sunday, July 1. Open burning of field, yard, forest and other agricultural waste is hereby prohibited. This ban includes brush piles, bonfires, fire pits, chimineas and campfires. In addition, extreme caution should be used when using a grill to cookout and when discarding smoking materials. This includes any current open burning permits. All unauthorized fires will be extinguished and the responsible person may be issued a citation and fine. This ban is in effect in all areas served by Miami Township Fire-Rescue, including the Villages of Yellow Springs and Clifton, Miami Township, and Antioch College-owned property. Please contact Miami Township Fire-Rescue at 767-7842 with any questions or concerns.

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