A State-Wide Burn Ban is in Effect

September 13, 2018, 11:08 am EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (WTAT-TV) — Residents need to be aware of a state-wide burn ban now in place.

The State Forestry Commission says that ban is in effect for every county in the South Carolina as of 7:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Leaders are asking citizens to be extremely vigilant until that ban is lifted.

Whether clearing debris before Hurricane Florence impacts the state or cleaning up after it passes, they are asking people not to burn trash or debris.

They are asking people not to burn trash or debris whether clearing your yard before Hurricane Florence’s arrival or after the storm leaves.