NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY BURN BAN IN EFFECT, 24/7, until further notice

Effective 4:30 PM, Friday, Oct 4, Northumberland County has announced a total ban on outdoor fires until further notice.  This ban is in effect 24 hours a day.

Northumberland County is in the area of Virginia designated as severe drought.  Lawns, woods and other vegetation are extremely dry and will burn rapidly.

To repeat:

Effective 4:30 PM, Friday, Oct 4, Northumberland County has announced a total ban on outdoor fires until further notice.  This ban is in effect 24 hours a day.

We will notify everyone when the ban is lifted.