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Burn ban in effect for Orange County

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As of May 31, 2024, a burn ban is now in effect in Orange County.

All outdoor burning that has not been specifically permitted is prohibited.


When the local drought index meets or exceeds 500, Orange County automatically institutes a burn ban. The burn ban prohibits all outdoor burning that has not been specifically permitted. The ban is applicable within the unincorporated and incorporated territory of Orange County. However, municipalities within Orange County may provide notice of exclusion in writing to the Orange County Fire Marshal’s Office. Outdoor burning authorized by the Florida Forest Service is not affected by this ban.

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