Recent Rains Preventing Wildfires

By: Chris Whited Email
By: Chris Whited Email

September is starting out on good note when it comes to wildfires. The Mississippi Forestry Commission reports no fires in the south central district that includes east Mississippi.

There have been 263 reported wildfires in Mississippi that have destroyed over 3,100 acres since July.

As of Monday, the counties of Lauderdale and Clarke remain under burn bans. A burn ban also remains in place for the city of Meridian.

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