‘Check before you burn:' Officials urge residents to look at index before using pits
It may not be camping weather just yet — give it a few more degrees — but the Dickinson Fire Department is already reminding residents to check safety conditions before lighting up an outdoor fire pit or fireplace.
“We’re getting very busy chasing fire pits,” Fire Chief Bob Sivak said.
The Stark County Department of Emergency Services, citing dry condition, declared a fire emergency and instituted a burn ban last week that will last until further notice.
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