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Manatee County Burn Ban

Good news! A steady dose of rain has allowed us to lift the burn ban that's been in place since late April. There are no more local restrictions for sparklers, flares, campfires or open burning.

Please remember:
• Always attend to fires.
• Keep water sources and equipment like rakes and shovels on hand to prevent the fire from spreading.
• Keep open flames away from structures, vehicles and wooded areas.
• Do not use accelerants such as gasoline to start a fire.





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