Fire department lifts burn ban


Special to the Times



Henry County Fire Department has lifted the temporary ban on all outdoor burning for residents of Henry County Georgia

Due to the amount of recent rain fall Citizens are still required to obtain a daily or annual permit through the Georgia Forestry Commission. A couple of options for obtaining a residential burning permit are: to call 1-877-OK-2-BURN (1-877-652-2876) or visit an on-line permitting system at www.gatrees.org. Commercial permits still require a permit from the Henry County Fire Department.

For further information, contact the Henry County Fire Department at 770-288-6600 or visit the Georgia Forestry Commission at www.gfc.state.ga.us. To view the complete county burn ordinance visit www.co.henry.ga.us/Fire/BurnOrdinance.shtml.