The Examiner examiner.net 19 Dec, 2020 13:00 am

Independence burn ban

The ban is because of high winds and wind gusts during the day, low humidity and the highly combustible condition of leaves and other foliage.

Independence issues Friday-Saturday burn ban |  The Examiner The Independence Fire Department has issued a burn ban for Friday into Saturday morning for all outside or open fires, except for residential grilling and barbecuing.Fire officials remind citizens to properly dispose of smoking materials, fireplace logs and barbecue charcoal by placing them in a metal container after dousing with water For further information about the current outdoor burn ban, citizens may contact the Fire Prevention Division of the Independence Fire Department at (816) 325-7121 during regular business hours.The ban is because of high winds and wind gusts during the day, low humidity and the highly combustible condition of leaves and other foliage.

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