Burn Ban in Effect 11-29-21
Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021
BOLIVIA, N.C. – A burn ban is issued for the unincorporated areas within Brunswick County effective 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, 2021
Fire Marshal Andrew Thompson reminds residents that all burning within 100 feet of any structure is banned within the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County. An unincorporated area is an area not within a city or town’s limits. The burn ban does not apply to charcoal or gas grills provided fire safety precautions are taken.
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor for North Carolina, Brunswick County is experiencing moderate drought conditions in addition to a high fire danger index rating from the North Carolina Forest Service. The current and future weather forecast models indicate conditions that are not favorable to open burning. If you are located in a city of town, contact your local municipal official related to the burn ban.
The burn ban will remain in place until further notice. For questions about the burn ban, contact the Brunswick County Fire Marshal’s Office at 910.253.2021.