Submitted by David Lilly, Owenton Assistant Fire Chief
Even though we have had some precipitation it does not take long for the sun and the wind to dry out the grass and leaves. We need all Owen County residents to remember that fires can get out of control very quickly.
According to Commonwealth of Kentucky Division of Forestry officials, the no-burn season will start Saturday, Oct. 1 and last until Thursday, Dec. 15. During that time you must not burn within 150-feet of a woodland or procure someone to burn for you.