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City of Staunton: Burn law effective Feb. 15

Staunton Deputy Fire Marshal Perry Weller announced today that a 4 p.m. burn law will go into effect on Feb. 15 and last until April 30.

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Spring fire season, 4 p.m. burn law to take effect

Virginia’s 4 p.m. Burning Law goes into effect Feb. 15, 2016 – the start of spring fire season in the Commonwealth.

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Spring wildfire season ends in Virginia: Outdoor burning before 4 p.m. now allowed

Virginia’s 75-year-old 4 p.m. Burn Law, which is in effect from February 15 through April 30 each year, has ended for this year as spring wildfire season concluded Thursday. Spring is always an active time for wildfires in Virginia as warm, dry air, high winds and dry leaves, grass and tree limbs make conditions ripe for fire each year.

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Weather forecast shows increased wildfire risk

Officials with the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) advise that upcoming weather patterns increase the risk of wildfire across Virginia.

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Wildfire activity in Virginia intensifies Easter weekend

While many people were watching children hunt for Easter eggs, firefighters with the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) were busy over the weekend battling wildfire activity in the western portion of Virginia.