Macon County Chronicle

Fire Ban & Water Restrictions Issued Until Further Notice

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The State of Tennessee has issued a Burn Ban until further notice. All open flames fires are prohibited, including cooking or roasting marshmallows, burning of brush or leaf piles, no ceremonial burning or camp fires, etc. This ban is due to the drought conditions and any fires will spread quickly. Please be mindful to correctly put out your cigarettes. The National Forestry Service is not issuing any fire permits until further notice. Please report any fires that you may see.