Burn ban in Marshall County prohibits fireworks

By: Newscenter Sixteen
By: Newscenter Sixteen

This morning the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency continued a county wide burn ban that was implemented on June 13th.

According to the National Weather Service in Northern Indiana, rain isn’t expected through the Fourth of July holiday, making the conditions hazardous for traditional celebrations.

A new disaster declaration was put into effect that bans the use of public and private displays or use of fireworks.

Violators could be charged with a Class B misdemeanor, which is punishable by up to 180 days in jail.

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