Counties beginning to lift burn bans

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – As a result of the rain falling across much Region 8, many counties are starting to lift burn bans.

According to the respective county judges, the following counties have officially lifted the burn bans: Clay, Sharp, and Craighead. The Greene County Judge's office has stated it will lift the burn ban at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Craighead County Judge Dale Haas warns people to still take care of open burning at any time even though the burn bans have been lifted, and asks people to be aware of state and local laws dealing with burning.

Check back for updates to see if your county's burn ban is lifted. More information can be found here: http://www.arkfireinfo.org/

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