|SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County Performing Hearth Chief Mike Hartley has lifted the countywide leisure burn ban efficient Tuesday, Could 3. SCFD’s wildland mitigation group, space fireplace chiefs and the Division of Forestry, have labored collectively to constantly monitor circumstances. Within the final week, the drought index for Sarasota County has dropped greater than 250 factors.
The Metropolis of North Port Hearth Rescue additionally not too long ago rescinded a burn ban and extra data could be discovered right here.
The county’s burn ban was enacted on April 15 and was put in impact till the possibilities of wildfire have been lowered and climate circumstances modified. Seasonal rain patterns have begun and officers are seeing a discount within the wildfire risk all through Sarasota County.
Residents are reminded to at all times be secure when coping with fireplace and to at all times observe native open burning ordinance guidelines and laws.
For extra data, name 311 in Sarasota County or go to scgov.web.