Burn Ban In Effect In Frederick County

No fires, including recreational, are permitted till further notice.


Frederick, Md (KM)  A total burn ban is in effect for Frederick County. The local Fire Marshal’s Office says the prohibition covers all fires, including recreational fires, and will remain in effect until further notice.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says the fire danger is high to very high on Saturday and Sunday, with the weather forecast calling for winds of 15-miles per hour, gusting to 42-miles per hour or more. Rain forecast for Saturday is expected to be very minimal.

By Kevin McManus