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Jones County Fire Council may issue a burn ban soon

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

A burn ban notice could be issued in for Jones County residents within the next couple weeks if weather conditions don't improve.

The Jones County Fire Council is issuing a burn advisory asking residents of Jones County to take extreme caution when attempting to burn.

Jones County Fire Coordinator Dan McKinnon said within the past 72 hours Jones County volunteer fire departments across the county have responded to approximately 13 out-of-control brush and grass fires.

McKinnon is urging people to be extremely cautions when it comes to using fireworks as well this fourth of July holiday.

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