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Dutchess County Under Red Flag Fire Warning

Apr 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Emergency Response Coordinator Dana Smith reminds all Dutchess County residents that all outdoor burning including burn barrels, brush piles and camp fires greater 3 feet high and 4 feet in length are currently banned in New York State.  Any fire that is allowed under the standard must be attended at all times and […]



Orange County Reminds Residents Not to Burn Outdoors

Apr 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana and Deputy Commissioner Division of Emergency Management Seamus K. Leary reminded residents today that they are prohibited from burning brush outdoors as the State of New York has a burn ban in effect until May 14. “Brushfires occur each spring in Orange County,” said County Executive Diana.  “It’s important […]



DEC Issues State-Wide Burn Ban Through October 10

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

There is state-wide burn ban until October 10 or until otherwise announced. The burning of leaves, trash, and brush is strictly prohibited. Department of Environmental Conservation will issue an emergency regulation implementing a statewide ban on residential brush burning through October 10. Violators of the open burning regulation are subject to both criminal and civil […]