Dry Fall equals Higher Fire Risk

Fall is Here! With Fall among us we will all start clearing leaves from our yards and crops from our fields. Please be mindful of how dry this late summer and early Fall is.

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  • Turn off your vehicles in the field or keep them parked over dirt / gravel.
  • Call before you burn 319-356-6800
  • Please  go check out the latest Fire Danger Index before you burn.

http://www.dps.state.ia.us/fm/main/burnbans/

 

Iowa Forecast Cropland Fire Danger Index image