The annual burn ban takes effect in Hall County starting Wednesday, May 1.
Hall County Fire Services stated in a press release on Tuesday, April 30 that residents of the county will be prohibited from burning yard and land-clearing debris until October. This ban additionally includes the burning of household garbage.
The burn ban has been put in place each summer since 2005 by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to improve the state’s air quality.
Campfires, grilling and other recreational fires are exempt from the burn ban.
For more information about the burn ban contact the Hall County Fire Marshal’s Office at 770-531-6838.