County declares fire emergency
Burning restrictions put in place as drought conditions persist
March 29, 2021
On Monday, March 22, the Eddy County Commission issued a Fire Emergency Declaration and Burn Ban Proclamation for the county. This gives the commission the authority to automatically put a burn ban into effect when the North Dakota Fire Danger Rating is Very High or Extreme, and/or a Red Flag Warning has been issued for the county.
When the county's fire danger rises into the "very high" or "ex...