Fall Forest Fire Season

According to the Kentucky Division of Forestry, today, October 1 is the first day of the fall forest fire season in Kentucky.As the days become more dry, it’s important to prepare in the instance of a nearby fire. Fire officials say it’s important to make sure you are aware of your surroundings when or before burning debris and if you see a fire that’s burning uncontrollably nearby to call for help.It’s important to stay fire wise during the season and remove any leaves, debris, and firewood from your yard and against your home. Also make it sure all fires are completely extinguished before you leave them. This will help to protect your home before the event of a fire and if fires are nearby.

Source: MG News

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