November 22, 2023 3:00 PM
Morganton, NC – NC Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler has announced that effective at 5:00 pm on November 22, 2023, the open burning restrictions will be lifted. At the same time, the Burke County Fire Marshals Office will also lift
November 21, 2023 2:39 PM
Alert from Burke County. The burn ban in Burke County continues. Rainfall totals have been less than forecast west of the Highway 18 / US 64 Corridor while along and East of that corridor rainfall totals thus far are running right
November 17, 2023 4:09 PM
11/17/23 - A complete burn ban is in effect. All open burning is prohibited, and fines are being issued for violations.
November 14, 2023 11:06 AM
Dangerous fire conditions today with low humidity. Burn ban continues. Do not burn. Fines will be issued.
November 8, 2023 3:36 PM
Burn Ban Update 11/08/2023
November 8, 2023 10:53 AM
No outside burning of any kind is allowed in Burke County during the ban.
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