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CITY OF GALENA: Fall Open Burn Dates-Nov. 15-24

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By Press release submission | Nov 10, 2019


City of Galena issued the following announcement on Nov. 5.

The fall open burn will run from Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 24.

All burning in the City of Galena shall be carried out in compliance with the following rules:

Only landscape waste produced on the property shall be burned.

Open burning shall be allowed during daylight hours only.

Burning must be supervised at all times.

Burning shall not be allowed on windy days.

If possible a garden hose shall be made available at the burn site.

No burning is allowed on city streets.

No burning shall create a visibility hazard on roadways or railroad tracks.

Care must be taken to locate fires a sufficient distance from buildings, vehicles or other exposures to prevent fire spread.

Violations of the burn policy will result in a citation from the Galena Police Department.

If the burn gets out of control the Galena Fire Department shall be called immediately by dialing 911.

Original source can be found here.

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