Barton County Mo. Burn Ban set by county Commissioners

“Our county Commissioners have issued a burn ban. Please do not burn anything until further notice.” — City of Lamar
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Memories for a new generation were made Monday as Golden City Fire opened a fire hydrant at B and Vine. The city states on social media, “Hey Guys.... Let's do it again!!!!!! This Friday, July 22, at 2pm!!!” Courtesy city of Golden City.

BARTON COUNTY, Mo. — Monday Barton County Commissioners issued a burn ban in the county.

County wide burn ban is now in effect for Barton county, please share to let people know. Per Barton County Commissioners starting today [7.18] until further notice there will be a burn ban in effect for all of Barton County.” – Lamar Fire Dept

Lamar City Hall state in a release to citizens, “Our county Commissioners have issued a burn ban. Please do not burn anything until further notice.

Tuesday evening Liberal Fire Protection District acknowledged the burn ban on social media, “Just want to let everyone know that Barton County is under a Burn Ban until further notice, Thanks have a great day!”

According to the Missouri Drought Monitor the county is at a moderate drought level. Click for active map showing all Missouri counties and current status.

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Missouri Drought Monitor from Missouri Dept of Public Safety.

Conditions historically experienced during moderate drought conditions:

Topsoil is dry; corn yield is small; pastures are not growing; crops are stressed
Urban watering is extensive
Fire threat increases; burn bans begin
Pond and river levels decline
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Burn Ban in Barton County, Mo. Image courtesy City of Lamar, Mo.

Look for Golden City on Friday to give kids a chance to cool off in a hydrant!

Memories for a new generation were made Monday as Golden City Fire opened a fire hydrant at B and Vine. The city states on social media, “Hey Guys…. Let’s do it again!!!!!! This Friday, July 22, at 2pm!!!”

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