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Burn Bans in Northwest Arkansas, River Valley

ARKANSAS -- Burn bans have been issued for most of Northwest Arkansas and large parts of the River Valley.
ARKANSAS -- Burn bans have been issued for most of Northwest Arkansas and large parts of the River Valley.

According to county officials, as of Wednesday, Benton, Washington, Franklin, Johnson and Logan counties are all under burn bans.  This means all outdoor burning is prohibited throughout the duration of the ban.

While judge-ordered ban on open burning does not restrict with outdoor cooking or grilling, according to Benton County officials, they do urge citizens to use extreme caution when conducting these activities.

You can take a look at burn bans and wildfire risks around the state here.
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