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Burn bans issued ahead of windy weather

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WSIL -- With warm and windy conditions in the forecast this week, some southern Illinois communities are issuing burn bans. 

Franklin County 

Royalton Fire Department has issued a No Burn Order for residents from 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 13 until midnight Friday, March 15. 

City of West Frankfort, Denning and Frankfort Townships are under a burn ban from 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 15. This means no burning of any kind during the listed time period. 

Zeigler Fire Department has issued a "No Burning Order" beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 through 6 p.m. Friday, March 15. Anyone who violates the order may face citations or service fees. 

Saline County

Village of Carrier Mills has issued a burn ban from 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 13 to 8 a.m. Friday, March 15.

Williamson County

Burn ban in Hurst effective Wednesday, March 13 through Friday, March 15. Anyone who violates the restriction will be issued a service fee by the fire department for having to extinguish the fire. 

Johnston City has issued a burn ban starting at sunrise Wednesday, March 13 until sunrise Friday, March 15 due to expected high winds. 
 

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