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EXECUTIVE ORDER BURNING BAN, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

 

Hopkins County Kentucky

September 17, 2019

Due to current and predicted weather conditions, and the extreme dangers of forest fires in Hopkins County, I, Hopkins County Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield Jr., do hereby issue the following Executive Order effective at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

All outdoor burning in Hopkins County is prohibited under authority of KRS

149.401. This prohibition is in effect until this proclamation is rescinded by public notice. I urge all Hopkins County citizens to comply with this proclamation so that we can preserve Hopkins County's timber resources.