New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

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...

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