Citywide burn ban issued until significant rainfall

Published 8:54 am Thursday, October 6, 2022

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A citywide burn ban has been issued for Atmore, according to fire officials.

Atmore Fire Chief Ronald Peebles announced the ban this morning, adding that it will be in place until there is significant rainfall.

According to the National Weather Service, rain isn’t in the forecast through Columbus Day, next Mon., Oct. 10. However, there is a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms next Thurs., Oct. 13.

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